[PATCH] new x86 personality detection

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at altlinux.org
Mon Feb 11 23:37:08 UTC 2013

On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 12:45:48PM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> Hi,
> Recent addition of AArch64 used a novel way of detecting
> 32/64-bitness of the process by looking at the returned size
> I played with it on x86 and it appears to be working there too.

Yes, seems to work on fresh kernels.  Unfortunately, on 2.6.18-based
kernels PTRACE_GETREGSET returns EIO and strace with your patch applied
just silently hangs.  Another candidate for a runtime check?

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