[PATCH 0/5] ARM: kprobes: Fixes for ARM instruction emulation (part 2)

Nicolas Pitre nicolas.pitre at linaro.org
Thu Apr 7 20:54:02 EDT 2011

On Thu, 7 Apr 2011, Tixy wrote:

> (This is a second set of patches)
> When kprobes are inserted into code an ARM instruction is replaced
> by a breakpoint. When this is hit, the original instruction must be
> emulated out-of-line. This patchset fixes some more bugs in the
> instruction decoding and emulation.
> [PATCH 1/5] ARM: kprobes: Reject probing MRS instructions which read SPSR
> [PATCH 2/5] ARM: kprobes: Fix emulation of MRS instruction
> [PATCH 3/5] ARM: kprobes: Reject probing of instructions which write to PC unpredictably.
> [PATCH 4/5] ARM: kprobes: Fix error in comment
> [PATCH 5/5] ARM: kprobes: Reject probing of undefined multiply instructions

This looks good too and I've committed them to the same branch.  Thanks!


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