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Re: [PATCH 1/4] 'catch syscall' feature -- Architecture-independent part
> From: Pedro Alves <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 22:30:27 +0000
> Cc: Thiago Jung Bauermann <email@example.com>,
> Eli Zaretskii <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> =?utf-8?q?S=C3=A9rgio_Durigan_J=C3=BAnior?= <email@example.com>
> On Tuesday 04 November 2008 22:11:27, Thiago Jung Bauermann wrote:
> > El mar, 04-11-2008 a las 23:12 +0200, Eli Zaretskii escribió:
> > > Who said that a syscall is necessarily defined by some number?
> > I assumed every OS used numbers to define syscalls ...
> > > More generally, let's say I'd like to implement support for this on
> > > Windows -- how would I need to go about it?
> > ... but from what you are saying it seems that in Windows it's
> > different. What's the proper datatype to represent a syscall there?
> Depends on what you're calling a syscall on Windows.
> If talking about userland->kernel calls, similarly to this
> new feature, an integer.
> strace-like tracers on Windows are usually more interested in
> tracing calls to all kinds of dlls, and they usually do so by
> playing games with the import tables, I believe.
I was thinking about the latter, as that is what is usually