2004-04-16 strace 4.5.2 bug fix patch ("April 2004")

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strace-4.5.2-s390-april2004.tar.gz / MD5 recommended (2004-04-16)

This patch contains the following bug fixes for strace:

Description:
strace -f does not work with the clone() system call
Symptom:
Using strace -f (follow fork) strace hangs when a clone() system call is executed by the traced program
Problem:
The ordering of the function parameters of the clone() system call under s390(x) is different compared to other architectures
Solution:
Handle the parameters of clone() correctly
Problem-ID:
n/a
Description:
Wrong ioctl numbers for s390 specific drivers in strace
Symptom:
strace shows wrong ioctl numbers for s390 specific drivers
Problem:
Wrong and missing numbers in the strace ioctl table
Solution:
Correct wrong numbers and add missing numbers to ioctl table
Problem-ID:
n/a

Everybody should apply this patch.

To create the complete strace sources, the following patches need to be applied in sequence:

strace-4.5.2.tar.bz2 (see sourceforge.net/projects/strace/)
+ strace-4.5.2-s390-april2004.diff (IBM)

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