Posted Mar 23, 2010 21:03 UTC (Tue) by oak (subscriber, #2786)
Parent article: Replacing ptrace()
Ptrace() is slow. New API would hopefully be also more efficient than the
ptrace() peeking & poking of the other process over separate syscalls (one
example of possible user could be also libunwind: http://www.nongnu.org/libunwind/man/libunwind-ptrace(3).html).