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From: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
To: David Laight <David.Laight@aculab.com>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/11] mm: call import_iovec() instead of rw_copy_check_uvector() in process_vm_rw()
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 16:29:37 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200921152937.GX3421308@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ef67787edb2f48548d69caaaff6997ba@AcuMS.aculab.com>

On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 03:21:35PM +0000, David Laight wrote:

> You really don't want to be looping through the array twice.

Profiles, please.

> I think the 'length' check can be optimised to do something like:
> 	for (...) {
> 		ssize_t len = (ssize_t)iov[seg].iov_len;
> 		ret += len;
> 		len_hi += (unsigned long)len >> 20;
> 	}
> 	if (len_hi) {
> 		/* Something potentially odd in the lengths.
> 		 * Might just be a very long fragment.
> 		 * Check the individial values. */
> 		Add the exiting loop here.
> 	}

Far too ugly to live.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-21 15:29 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 [this message]
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
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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