[PATCH v6 14/19] arm64:ilp32: add sys_ilp32.c and a separate table (in entry.S) to use it
catalin.marinas at arm.com
Thu Dec 3 09:17:31 PST 2015
On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 03:24:30AM +0300, Yury Norov wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 01, 2015 at 12:30:56PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Tuesday 01 December 2015 12:01:12 Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > > Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> writes:
> > >
> > > > On Tuesday 01 December 2015 10:20:59 Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > > >> Yury Norov <ynorov at caviumnetworks.com> writes:
> > > >>
> > > >> > There's a tricky bug with signal stack, that Andreas also discovered.
> > > >>
> > > >> That was only a confusion about the compat state of sys_rt_sigaction.
> > > >> It just requires making sure glibc uses the correct (64bit layout)
> > > >> struct kernel_sigaction.
> > > >
> > > > I don't think we need to use the 64-bit version of sigaction, both
> > > > kernel and libc are simpler if we use the normal 32-bit version.
> > >
> > > Since glibc has to do the conversion anyway (due to sigset_t), using the
> > > 64bit layout avoids a second conversion in the kernel.
> > I don't get the part about sigset_t. Why would glibc want to use the
> > 64-bit layout? This one looks like one of the cases where we absolutely
> > want to use the 32-bit layout or otherwise get into big trouble if
> > we ever want to support native ILP32 kernels.
> > Arnd
> So, we drop patch #6, and use 32-bit layout for all signal structures.
I would vote for this as well. I think it probably removes patch 12 as
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