Bug 130965

Summary: personality syscall parameters not decoded
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Ulrich Drepper <drepper>
Component: straceAssignee: Roland McGrath <roland>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Patch to implement PER_ option decoding none

Description Ulrich Drepper 2004-08-26 05:57:25 UTC
Description of problem:
The parameters of the personality syscall are not decoded.  This has
two reasons:
a) the PER_ values are no macros, so all the #ifdef PER_xxx tests fail
b) a number of values are missing

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
strace-4.5.6-1

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.strace setarch -3 i386 /bin/echo
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3.
  
Actual results:
personality(0x8000008 /* PER_??? */)    = 0


Expected results:
personality(PER_LINUX32_3GB)            = 0


Additional info:
I'll attach a patch.

Comment 1 Ulrich Drepper 2004-08-26 06:00:54 UTC
Created attachment 103111 [details]
Patch to implement PER_ option decoding

The patch assumes that recent kernel headers are available since we cannot test
using #ifdef whether the PER_ values are defined.  The only alternative is to
define the value in system.c and not rely on kernel headers.  Your choice.

Comment 2 Roland McGrath 2004-08-31 06:46:39 UTC
I put a fix in upstream.

Comment 3 Roland McGrath 2004-09-01 02:03:04 UTC
4.5.7-2 is in rawhide.  I'll make an FC2 update release in a few days.

Comment 4 Tim Powers 2005-05-19 21:09:58 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2005-131.html