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Re: [RFA] "continue" after "attach" fails on sparc64-solaris

On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 10:41:21AM -0800, Joel Brobecker wrote:
> This one is relatively straightforward, I think. I could commit it
> in a week or so unless there are objections, but I am afraid that
> it might be priviledge abuse (and I welcome feedback). Since it's
> been out for review for a while, I'll wait another week before
> checking it in. But do let me know if I'm abusing my priviledges.

If anything I think you're underabusing them - we asked you to be a
global maintainer because we trusted your judgement :-)

> > I fixed the problem by implementing a suggestion to use the AT_BASE
> > attributed, but as it turns out, this was only good enough for sparc32.
> > As far as I can tell, the auxilliary data obtained when running a 64bit
> > app looks screwed. So we still have the same problem on sparc64.

This was what threw me off an immediate reply.  I doubt the kernel's
got a bug like this, since Solaris tools use the auxv data.  So we
must have an error when reading it.  Maybe the format is different
than we expect (32-bit vs 64-bit fields)?

Otherwise the patch looks fine.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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