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Re: GSOC - Valgrind for Hurd

From: Richard Braun
Subject: Re: GSOC - Valgrind for Hurd
Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 23:42:24 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 10:50:07PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> I would advise starting with trivial system calls, such as
> mach_thread_self, mach_task_self, and mach_host_self, which don't take
> any parameter, and just returns a port. That'll make you implement the
> basic infrastructure for the trap call.

Keep in mind that, while most "system calls" are actually RPCs, a few of
them actually are real system calls (i.e. traps) in addition to
mach_msg. mach_thread_self and mach_task_self are such calls.

Richard Braun

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