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From: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	David Laight <David.Laight@aculab.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 06/11] iov_iter: handle the compat case in import_iovec
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 16:20:02 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200921152002.GW3421308@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200921143434.707844-7-hch@lst.de>

On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 04:34:29PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Use in compat_syscall to import either native or the compat iovecs, and
> remove the now superflous compat_import_iovec, which removes the need for
> special compat logic in most callers.  Only io_uring needs special
> treatment given that it can call import_iovec from kernel threads acting
> on behalf of native or compat syscalls.  Expose the low-level
> __import_iovec helper and use it in io_uring to explicitly pick a iovec
> layout.

fs/aio.c part is not obvious...  Might be better to use __import_iovec()
there as well and leave the rest of aio.c changes to followup.

> --- a/lib/iov_iter.c
> +++ b/lib/iov_iter.c
> @@ -1683,7 +1683,7 @@ static int compat_copy_iovecs_from_user(struct iovec *iov,
>  	return ret;
>  }
>  
> -static ssize_t __import_iovec(int type, const struct iovec __user *uvector,
> +ssize_t __import_iovec(int type, const struct iovec __user *uvector,
>  		unsigned nr_segs, unsigned fast_segs, struct iovec **iovp,
>  		struct iov_iter *i, bool compat)
>  {

Don't make it static in the first place, perhaps?

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-21 15:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-21 14:34 let import_iovec deal with compat_iovecs as well v2 Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 01/11] compat.h: fix a spelling error in <linux/compat.h> Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 02/11] mm: call import_iovec() instead of rw_copy_check_uvector() in process_vm_rw() Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:48   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-09-21 15:02   ` Al Viro
2020-09-21 15:21     ` David Laight
2020-09-21 15:29       ` Al Viro
2020-09-21 15:44         ` David Laight
2020-09-21 16:27           ` Al Viro
2020-09-21 16:12         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 03/11] iov_iter: move rw_copy_check_uvector() into lib/iov_iter.c and mark it static Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 04/11] iov_iter: explicitly check for CHECK_IOVEC_ONLY in rw_copy_check_uvector Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 15:05   ` David Laight
2020-09-21 15:11     ` Al Viro
2020-09-21 15:26       ` David Laight
2020-09-21 15:07   ` Al Viro
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 05/11] iov_iter: merge the compat case into rw_copy_check_uvector Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 15:14   ` Al Viro
2021-01-08 11:49   ` David Laight
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 06/11] iov_iter: handle the compat case in import_iovec Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 15:20   ` Al Viro [this message]
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 07/11] fs: remove various compat readv/writev helpers Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 08/11] fs: remove the compat readv/writev syscalls Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 09/11] fs: remove compat_sys_vmsplice Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 10/11] mm: remove compat_process_vm_{readv,writev} Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 14:34 ` [PATCH 11/11] security/keys: remove compat_keyctl_instantiate_key_iov Christoph Hellwig

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