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From: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
To: Elvira Khabirova <lineprinter@altlinux.org>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>,
	rostedt@goodmis.org, mingo@redhat.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, ldv@altlinux.org, esyr@redhat.com,
	luto@kernel.org, strace-devel@lists.strace.io
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] ptrace: add PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO request
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 10:16:38 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181108091638.GA9939@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181107210251.542cf8a1@akathisia>

On 11/07, Elvira Khabirova wrote:
>
> On Wed, 7 Nov 2018 17:44:44 +0100
> Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> > To me PT_IN_SYSCALL_STOP makes no real sense, but I won't argue.
> >
> > At least I'd ask to not abuse task->ptrace. ptrace_report_syscall() can clear
> > ->ptrace_message on exit if we really want PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO to fail after
> > that.
>
> I really would not like to rely on ->ptrace_message remaining empty;
> this looks too fragile.

Well. I do not understand why this is fragile. And certainly this is not more
fragile than

	current->ptrace |= PT_IN_SYSCALL_STOP;
	trace_notify();
	current->ptrace &= ~PT_IN_SYSCALL_STOP;

simply because both ->ptrace updates are technically wrong. The tracee can race
with the exiting tracer which clears ->ptrace.

But even if this was correct. This patch manipulates ->ptrace_message anyway,
I do not understand why should we abuse ->ptrace too just to for the sanity
check in PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO.

Oleg.


  reply	other threads:[~2018-11-08  9:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 84+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-07  3:27 Elvira Khabirova
2018-11-07 11:21 ` Oleg Nesterov
2018-11-07 14:06   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-07 16:44     ` Oleg Nesterov
2018-11-07 20:02       ` Elvira Khabirova
2018-11-08  9:16         ` Oleg Nesterov [this message]
2018-11-07 20:20       ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-08 14:33         ` Oleg Nesterov
2018-11-07 16:12   ` Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-07 15:50 ` Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-07 20:44 ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-09  3:13   ` [PATCH 00/13] Prepare for PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:15     ` [PATCH 01/13] Move EM_HEXAGON to uapi/linux/elf-em.h Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:15     ` [PATCH 02/13] elf-em.h: add EM_ARC Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09 14:20       ` Alexey Brodkin
2018-11-09 16:41       ` Vineet Gupta
2018-11-09 21:44         ` Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09 23:33           ` [PATCH 02/13 v2] Move EM_ARCOMPACT and EM_ARCV2 to uapi/linux/elf-em.h Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09 23:42             ` Vineet Gupta
2018-11-09  3:15     ` [PATCH 03/13] elf-em.h: add EM_NDS32 Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:15     ` [PATCH 04/13] elf-em.h: add EM_XTENSA Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  6:45       ` Max Filippov
2018-11-09  3:15     ` [PATCH 05/13] m68k: define syscall_get_arch() Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:16     ` [PATCH 06/13] arc: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09 14:22       ` Alexey Brodkin
2018-11-09 15:17         ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-09 15:27           ` Alexey Brodkin
2018-11-09 15:56             ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-09 16:11               ` Alexey Brodkin
2018-11-09 16:35                 ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-09 23:33                   ` [PATCH 06/13 v2] " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09 23:39                     ` Vineet Gupta
2018-11-09 23:54                       ` [PATCH 06/13 v3] " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-10  0:06                         ` Vineet Gupta
2018-11-09 16:50       ` [PATCH 06/13] " Vineet Gupta
2018-11-09 19:03         ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-09 19:13           ` Vineet Gupta
2018-11-09  3:16     ` [PATCH 07/13] c6x: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-10  2:01       ` [PATCH 07/13 v2] " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:16     ` [PATCH 08/13] h8300: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:16     ` [PATCH 09/13] hexagon: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:16     ` [PATCH 10/13] nds32: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-10  2:01       ` [PATCH 10/13 v2] " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:17     ` [PATCH 11/13] nios2: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  3:17     ` [PATCH 12/13] riscv: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  6:59       ` David Abdurachmanov
2018-11-09 22:28         ` Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-10  5:12           ` David Abdurachmanov
2018-11-10  9:27           ` Andreas Schwab
2018-11-09 18:45       ` Palmer Dabbelt
2018-11-09 21:31         ` Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09 22:48           ` [PATCH 12/13 v2] " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-11 21:21             ` Palmer Dabbelt
2018-11-09  3:17     ` [PATCH 13/13] xtensa: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-09  6:48       ` Max Filippov
2018-11-09  6:06     ` [PATCH 00/13] Prepare for PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-10 14:09     ` [PATCH 14/13] Move EM_UNICORE to uapi/linux/elf-em.h Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-10 14:10     ` [PATCH 15/13] unicore32: define syscall_get_arch() Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-13  3:38   ` [RFC PATCH] ptrace: add PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO request Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:11   ` [PATCH v2 00/15] Prepare for PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:14     ` [PATCH v2 01/15] Move EM_HEXAGON to uapi/linux/elf-em.h Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:14     ` [PATCH v2 02/15] Move EM_ARCOMPACT and EM_ARCV2 " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:14     ` [PATCH v2 03/15] Move EM_UNICORE " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:15     ` [PATCH v2 04/15] elf-em.h: add EM_NDS32 Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:15     ` [PATCH v2 05/15] elf-em.h: add EM_XTENSA Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:15     ` [PATCH v2 06/15] m68k: define syscall_get_arch() Dmitry V. Levin
2018-12-02 10:29       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2018-12-03  0:24         ` Dmitry V. Levin
2018-12-03  7:36           ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2018-11-20  0:15     ` [PATCH v2 07/15] arc: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:15     ` [PATCH v2 08/15] c6x: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:16     ` [PATCH v2 09/15] h8300: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:16     ` [PATCH v2 10/15] hexagon: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:16     ` [PATCH v2 11/15] nds32: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:16     ` [PATCH v2 12/15] nios2: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:16     ` [PATCH v2 13/15] riscv: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:16     ` [PATCH v2 14/15] unicore32: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20  0:17     ` [PATCH v2 15/15] xtensa: " Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-20 20:26     ` [PATCH v2 00/15] Prepare for PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO Paul Moore
     [not found]     ` <20181121004422.GA29053@altlinux.org>
     [not found]       ` <20181121184004.jro532jopnbmru2m@pburton-laptop>
2018-11-21 19:00         ` [PATCH v2 16/15] syscall_get_arch: add "struct task_struct *" argument Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-21 19:14           ` [PATCH] mips: fix mips_get_syscall_arg o32 check Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-21 19:23             ` Paul Burton
2018-11-21 19:35           ` [PATCH v2 16/15 v2] syscall_get_arch: add "struct task_struct *" argument Dmitry V. Levin
2018-11-21 19:45             ` Paul Burton

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