Re: [PATCH x86_64] Live Patching Function on 2.6.11.7

From: Davide Libenzi (davidel_at_xmailserver.org)
Date: 04/18/05

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    Date:	Sun, 17 Apr 2005 22:01:40 -0700 (PDT)
    To: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
    
    

    On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 00:42 -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:

    > On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 01:19:57PM +0900, Takashi Ikebe wrote:
    > > GDB based approach seems not fit to our requirements. GDB(ptrace) based
    > > functions are basically need to be done when target process is stopping.
    > > In addition to that current PTRACE_PEEK/POKE* allows us to copy only a
    > > *word* size...
    >
    > While true, this is easily fixable.

    Indeed, look at the systr_pmem_read() and systr_pmem_write() functions:

    http://www.xmailserver.org/sysctr.html

    - Davide

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