Subject: Re: emuldata addition
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dolecek?= <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/29/2000 13:12:34
On Sun, Oct 29, 2000 at 01:09:39PM +0100, Jaromír Dolecek wrote:
> Hi,
> during an efford to make Linux ptrace(2) emulation work correctly on i386,
> I came to a need to store somewhere some additional per-process data
> Linux gdb uses for tracing. The easiest way how to avoid dirty hacks
> and memory leaks would probably to add generic support for some emulation
> specific data in struct proc. I noted erh even though about this
> when he wrote sys/compat/linux/common/linux_emuldata.h.

I've brought this up myself in the past too (it should be somewhere
in the tech-kern archives). This can also be used to do things
like setting the OS string that 'uname' should return.

I'd say, go for it.

- Frank