[PATCH 3/6] x86: clean up _TIF_SYSCALL_EMU handling using ptrace_syscall_enter hook

Sudeep Holla sudeep.holla at arm.com
Mon Mar 4 21:12:05 AEDT 2019

On Mon, Mar 04, 2019 at 08:25:28AM +0000, Haibo Xu (Arm Technology China) wrote:
> On 2019/3/1 2:32, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> > Now that we have a new hook ptrace_syscall_enter that can be called from
> > syscall entry code and it handles PTRACE_SYSEMU in generic code, we
> > can do some cleanup using the same in syscall_trace_enter.
> > 
> > Further the extra logic to find single stepping PTRACE_SYSEMU_SINGLESTEP
> > in syscall_slow_exit_work seems unnecessary. Let's remove the same.
> I think we should not change the logic here. Is so, it will double the report of syscall

I don't think that should happen, but I may be missing something.
Can you explain how ?


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