Re: [PATCH 1/3] Kprobes: Make kprobe modules more portable

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 09:18:55 EST

On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 07:10:29AM -0700, Keshavamurthy Anil S wrote:
> This should be p->addr = (kprobe_opcode_t *)(((char *)p->addr) + p->offset), since p->addr is of type
> pointer to kprobe_opcode_t and the size of kprobe_opcode_t is different for different
> architecture. At least for ia64 this p->addr type is not a pointer to char.

Similarly for powerpc. We should either put this change in or drop the
offset into symbol support until actual users pop up..
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