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authorRoland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>2008-03-04 14:28:30 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2008-03-04 16:35:10 -0800
commitd31472b6d4f799a68d877f69b2f843eec5875472 (patch)
treebeda33325687f2bebbdde49e68cad79b5e8242d2 /fs/binfmt_elf.c
parent938a9204e0df070bfbaac71f6403cebed76763ad (diff)
downloadconfigs-d31472b6d4f799a68d877f69b2f843eec5875472.tar.gz
core dump: user_regset writeback
This makes the user_regset-based core dump code call user_regset writeback hooks when available. This is necessary groundwork to allow IA64 to set CORE_DUMP_USE_REGSET. Cc: Shaohua Li <shaohua.li@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com> Cc: "Luck, Tony" <tony.luck@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/binfmt_elf.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/binfmt_elf.c15
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/fs/binfmt_elf.c b/fs/binfmt_elf.c
index 41a958a7585..5e1a4fb5cac 100644
--- a/fs/binfmt_elf.c
+++ b/fs/binfmt_elf.c
@@ -1424,6 +1424,18 @@ struct elf_note_info {
int thread_notes;
};
+/*
+ * When a regset has a writeback hook, we call it on each thread before
+ * dumping user memory. On register window machines, this makes sure the
+ * user memory backing the register data is up to date before we read it.
+ */
+static void do_thread_regset_writeback(struct task_struct *task,
+ const struct user_regset *regset)
+{
+ if (regset->writeback)
+ regset->writeback(task, regset, 1);
+}
+
static int fill_thread_core_info(struct elf_thread_core_info *t,
const struct user_regset_view *view,
long signr, size_t *total)
@@ -1445,6 +1457,8 @@ static int fill_thread_core_info(struct elf_thread_core_info *t,
sizeof(t->prstatus), &t->prstatus);
*total += notesize(&t->notes[0]);
+ do_thread_regset_writeback(t->task, &view->regsets[0]);
+
/*
* Each other regset might generate a note too. For each regset
* that has no core_note_type or is inactive, we leave t->notes[i]
@@ -1452,6 +1466,7 @@ static int fill_thread_core_info(struct elf_thread_core_info *t,
*/
for (i = 1; i < view->n; ++i) {
const struct user_regset *regset = &view->regsets[i];
+ do_thread_regset_writeback(t->task, regset);
if (regset->core_note_type &&
(!regset->active || regset->active(t->task, regset))) {
int ret;