[PATCH] RFC: do not detach when we think tracee is going to die

Steve Bennett steveb at workware.net.au
Fri Sep 2 01:33:05 UTC 2011

On 01/09/2011, at 3:14 AM, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 03:50:16PM +0200, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
>> Speaking of non-linux-2.6 systems.
>> I am suspicious about non-Linux systems. I'd expect that
>> changes to the source are mostly tested on Linux,
>> and therefore we should see a fair number of errors
>> on non-Linux builds, especially simple ones a-la
>> "it stopped compiling because you forgot to rename
>> a function or a variable in '#ifdef FREEBSD' block".
>> But we _don't_ see this.
>> Which makes me wonder whether any non-Linux code we carry
>> in the tree is actually used by anyone. Do people really build
>> and use our strace on FreeBSD, SunOS, SVR4 etc?
> I remember no emails in this list about any non-Linux platform, so
> I suppose the support for non-Linux platforms in strace was accidentally
> broken ling time ago, and this sad event was missed because strace seems
> to have no non-Linux users nowadays.
> I have no such platform nearby to check whether e.g. strace-4.6 builds
> at all there, though.
> Does anybody have an idea how this hypothesis could be checked out?

FreeBSD 8.2 with strace-4.8 from latest git.

See attached.


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