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From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Jeremy Kerr <jk@ozlabs.org>,
	"Eric W . Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	linuxppc-dev <linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org>,
	Linux FS-devel Mailing List <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fixup! signal: factor copy_siginfo_to_external32 from copy_siginfo_to_user32
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 10:07:11 +0200
Message-ID: <CAK8P3a1YD3RitSLLRsM+e+LwAxg+NS6F071B4zokwEpiL0WvrA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200429064458.GA31717@lst.de>

On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 8:45 AM Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 09:56:26PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > I think I found a way to improve the x32 handling:
> >
> > This is a simplification over Christoph's "[PATCH 2/7] signal: factor
> > copy_siginfo_to_external32 from copy_siginfo_to_user32", reducing the
> > x32 specifics in the common code to a single #ifdef/#endif check, in
> > order to keep it more readable for everyone else.
> >
> > Christoph, if you like it, please fold into your patch.
>
> What do you think of this version?  This one always overrides
> copy_siginfo_to_user32 for the x86 compat case to keep the churn down,
> and improves the copy_siginfo_to_external32 documentation a bit.

Looks good to me. I preferred checking for X32 explicitly (so we can
find and kill off the #ifdef if we ever remove X32 for good), but there is
little difference in the end.

         Arnd

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Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-21 15:41 remove set_fs calls from the exec and coredump code v3 Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-21 15:41 ` [PATCH 1/7] powerpc/spufs: simplify spufs core dumping Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-21 18:49   ` Al Viro
2020-04-21 19:01     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-21 19:19       ` Al Viro
2020-04-21 19:25         ` Al Viro
2020-04-21 15:41 ` [PATCH 2/7] signal: factor copy_siginfo_to_external32 from copy_siginfo_to_user32 Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-26  4:47   ` Andrew Morton
2020-04-26  7:40     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-27 22:40       ` Andrew Morton
2020-04-28  7:09         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-28  7:45           ` Christophe Leroy
2020-04-28  7:48             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-28 19:56               ` [PATCH] fixup! " Arnd Bergmann
2020-04-29  6:17                 ` Christophe Leroy
2020-04-29  6:29                   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-29  6:44                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-29  8:07                   ` Arnd Bergmann [this message]
2020-04-29  9:42                     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-29 11:28                       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-04-29 11:53                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-29 12:34                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-04-21 15:42 ` [PATCH 3/7] binfmt_elf: femove the set_fs in fill_siginfo_note Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-21 15:42 ` [PATCH 4/7] binfmt_elf: remove the set_fs(KERNEL_DS) in elf_core_dump Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-21 15:42 ` [PATCH 5/7] binfmt_elf_fdpic: remove the set_fs(KERNEL_DS) in elf_fdpic_core_dump Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-21 15:42 ` [PATCH 6/7] exec: simplify the copy_strings_kernel calling convention Christoph Hellwig
2020-04-21 15:42 ` [PATCH 7/7] exec: open code copy_string_kernel Christoph Hellwig

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