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Subject: + ipc-shm-some-shmat-cleanups.patch added to -mm tree
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:40:59 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <58e404db.+PK/> (raw)

The patch titled
     Subject: ipc/shm: some shmat cleanups
has been added to the -mm tree.  Its filename is

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From: Davidlohr Bueso <>
Subject: ipc/shm: some shmat cleanups

Clean up early flag and address some minutia.

Signed-off-by: Davidlohr Bueso <>
Cc: Manfred Spraul <>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <>

 ipc/shm.c |   16 +++++++---------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff -puN ipc/shm.c~ipc-shm-some-shmat-cleanups ipc/shm.c
--- a/ipc/shm.c~ipc-shm-some-shmat-cleanups
+++ a/ipc/shm.c
@@ -1095,11 +1095,11 @@ long do_shmat(int shmid, char __user *sh
 	      ulong *raddr, unsigned long shmlba)
 	struct shmid_kernel *shp;
-	unsigned long addr;
+	unsigned long addr = (unsigned long)shmaddr;
 	unsigned long size;
 	struct file *file;
 	int    err;
-	unsigned long flags;
+	unsigned long flags = MAP_SHARED;
 	unsigned long prot;
 	int acc_mode;
 	struct ipc_namespace *ns;
@@ -1111,7 +1111,8 @@ long do_shmat(int shmid, char __user *sh
 	err = -EINVAL;
 	if (shmid < 0)
 		goto out;
-	else if ((addr = (ulong)shmaddr)) {
+	if (addr) {
 		if (addr & (shmlba - 1)) {
 			 * Round down to the nearest multiple of shmlba.
@@ -1126,13 +1127,10 @@ long do_shmat(int shmid, char __user *sh
 					goto out;
-		flags = MAP_SHARED | MAP_FIXED;
-	} else {
-		if ((shmflg & SHM_REMAP))
-			goto out;
-		flags = MAP_SHARED;
-	}
+		flags |= MAP_FIXED;
+	} else if ((shmflg & SHM_REMAP))
+		goto out;
 	if (shmflg & SHM_RDONLY) {
 		prot = PROT_READ;

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