[PATCH 0/5] ARM: kprobes: Fixes and additions for ARM instruction emulation (part 6)
Russell King - ARM Linux
linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Thu Apr 28 12:55:04 EDT 2011
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:49:18PM -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Apr 2011, Tixy wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 08:51 +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > > On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 10:52:15AM +0100, Tixy wrote:
> > > > (This is a sixth and final 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 bugs in the instruction
> > > > decoding and adds emulation for some newer ARMv7 instructions.
> > > >
> > > > [PATCH 1/5] ARM: kprobes: Reject probing of undefined data processing instructions
> > > > [PATCH 2/5] ARM: kprobes: Add emulation of MOVW and MOVT instructions
> > > > [PATCH 3/5] ARM: kprobes: Add emulation of SBFX, UBFX, BFI and BFC instructions
> > > > [PATCH 4/5] ARM: kprobes: Add emulation of hint instructions like NOP and WFI
> > > > [PATCH 5/5] ARM: kprobes: Tidy-up kprobes-decode.c
> > >
> > > I notice that Nicolas merged the 5th set rather than this set - and
> > > Nicolas hasn't responded to these. Please check with Nicolas whether
> > > he's updated to the latest set.
> > Nicolas, I see you have part 6 in your personal Linaro kprobes branch,
> > but Russell seems to imply that this is missing from a merge you did
> > elsewhere. (I'm unsure where this merge might be.)
> All the kprobes patches I've reviewed are in the kprobes branch of
> git://git.linaro.org/people/nico/linux. So far I have 31 patches in
> there. If something is missing please let me know.
> I merged the lot in the Linaro kernel tree as well, that's all.
I'm only concerned because you apparantly replied to v5 of the patch
series saying you merged that, and next day Tixy sent v6. So I'm
wondering whether you merged v5 without the v6 updates or whether you
did merge v6.
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