ptrace differences in kernel 2.4.7

eric pouech eric.pouech at
Wed Oct 24 13:57:14 CDT 2001

Simon Britnell wrote:
> Having reviewed the changelog for Linux 2.4.7, I find
> that the ptrace attach code was amalgamated from many
> architecture dependant files into one function :
> ptrace_attach.  This function differs from previous
> functions on i386 in that it returns EPERM if:
well, you said the error was 5 (EIO), so this EPERM stuff
shouldn't be in cause
could try to strace the wineserver when the ptrace fails
(it may should exactly what goes wrong)
Eric Pouech (
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