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Re: powerpc PTRACE_GETREGS
> Thanks for your interest in this.
:-) I've been fixing, breaking, and reimplementing this part of the kernel
(including doing most the powerpc arch parts myself) for some time.
> I didn't know/notice PPC_PTRACE_*.
Might as well ignore them. They're obsolete anyway.
> As this was three months ago, I don't remember exactly what went wrong.
> I will create a testcase to verify this. Also I don't rule out that the
> problem was some bug in my code...
It's quite likely there was some bug I knew about at the time (probably I
introduced it ;-) and was fixed a while back that I've forgotten about.
Any kernel >= 2.6.25 should have the same code for this that is still in
the upstream kernel now.