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PR/51621 CVS commit: src/tests/kernel
The following reply was made to PR kern/51621; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Kamil Rytarowski" <kamil%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: PR/51621 CVS commit: src/tests/kernel
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:01:14 +0000
Module Name: src
Committed By: kamil
Date: Fri Nov 11 12:01:14 UTC 2016
Add new test t_ptrace_attach3 in t_ptrace
Assert that tracer parent can PT_ATTACH to its child.
This test is for all members of the wait(2) family.
Currently it is marked as an explicit failure PR kern/51621.
I faced the following issues (noted and discussed in the bug report):
- PT_ATTACH seems to work, but waiting for stopped status and signal from the
child results in getting SIGTRAP, not SIGSTOP like in Linux and FreeBSD. This
might be by design, I'm unsure. However, so far I was getting SIGSTOP from a
tracer process that was not the parent. SIGSTOP vs SIGTRAP logic also
complicates the things up as tracer must check whether is a parent for tracee
or not - this shouldn't be needed.
- PT_CONTINUE seems to have no effect at all, the child hangs. This operation
works on Linux and FreeBSD and in the end, test passes correctly.
- Debugging this with gdb(1) results in receiving SIGABRT from the GNU
debugger (in the moment of raising/receiving SIGTRAP). This is making the
things harder in general.
Sponsored by <The NetBSD Foundation>.
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.2 -r1.3 src/tests/kernel/t_ptrace_wait.c
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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