powerpc: ptrace: tm_reclaim_current() in flush_tmregs_to_thread()

Michael Ellerman patch-notifications at ellerman.id.au
Wed Aug 10 22:46:36 AEST 2016

On Wed, 2016-10-08 at 05:44:46 UTC, Cyril Bur wrote:
> There was an assumption that flush_tmregs_to_thread() would only be
> called for a task which is not current. And a warning could be shown
> to indicate that current is being ptraced.
> In the event of a core dump the current threads state is needed. This
> means that flush_tmregs_to_thread() must do its best to flush even for
> current.
> This patch also moves flush_tmregs_to_thread() into ptrace.c as it is
> only called from that file.
> Signed-off-by: Cyril Bur <cyrilbur at gmail.com>

Applied to powerpc fixes, thanks.



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