[PATCH 2/6] ptrace: introduce ptrace_syscall_enter to consolidate PTRACE_SYSEMU handling

Haibo Xu (Arm Technology China) Haibo.Xu at arm.com
Mon Mar 4 19:03:47 AEDT 2019

On 2019/3/1 2:32, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> Currently each architecture handles PTRACE_SYSEMU in very similar way.
> It's completely arch independent and can be handled in the code helping
> to consolidate PTRACE_SYSEMU handling.
> Let's introduce a hook 'ptrace_syscall_enter' that arch specific syscall
> entry code can call.

The 'ptrace_syscall_enter' is dedicated for PTRACE_SYSEMU flag,
So I suggest to rename the function to something like 'ptrace_syscall_emu_enter".

> +/*
> + * Hook to check and report for PTRACE_SYSEMU, can be called from arch
> + * arch syscall entry code
> + */
> +long ptrace_syscall_enter(struct pt_regs *regs)
> +{
> +if (test_thread_flag(TIF_SYSCALL_EMU)) {
> +if (tracehook_report_syscall_entry(regs));

Shall we remove the semi-colon at end of the above line?

> +return -1L;
> +}
> +#endif
> +return 0;
> +}
> +
>  /*
>   * Detach all tasks we were using ptrace on. Called with tasklist held
>   * for writing.
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