[PATCH v2 2/6] ptrace: introduce ptrace_syscall_enter to consolidate PTRACE_SYSEMU handling

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at altlinux.org
Tue Mar 19 01:41:15 AEDT 2019

On Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:49:21AM +0000, 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.

Sorry if I'm late for the party, but the new name looks confusing.
If all it does is related to TIF_SYSCALL_EMU, why does it have a generic
name 'ptrace_syscall_enter' without any hint of being specific to

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