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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/12] ptrace: cleaning up ptrace_stop
On 2022-04-29 16:46:59 [-0500], Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>
> The states TASK_STOPPED and TASK_TRACE are special in they can not
> handle spurious wake-ups. This plus actively depending upon and
> changing the value of tsk->__state causes problems for PREEMPT_RT and
> Peter's freezer rewrite.

PREEMPT_RT wise, I had to duct tape wait_task_inactive() and remove the
preempt-disable section in ptrace_stop() (like previously). This reduces
the amount of __state + saved_state checks and looks otherwise stable in
light testing.

Sebastian

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