lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2018]   [Mar]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
From
Subject[RFC PATCH v2 6/6] arm64: update Documentation/arm64/tagged-pointers.txt
Date
Add a note that work on passing tagged user pointers to the kernel via
syscalls has started, but might not be complete yet.

Signed-off-by: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>
---
Documentation/arm64/tagged-pointers.txt | 5 +++--
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/arm64/tagged-pointers.txt b/Documentation/arm64/tagged-pointers.txt
index a25a99e82bb1..361481283f00 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm64/tagged-pointers.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm64/tagged-pointers.txt
@@ -35,8 +35,9 @@ Using non-zero address tags in any of these locations may result in an
error code being returned, a (fatal) signal being raised, or other modes
of failure.

-For these reasons, passing non-zero address tags to the kernel via
-system calls is forbidden, and using a non-zero address tag for sp is
+Some initial work for supporting non-zero address tags passed to the
+kernel via system calls has been done, but the kernel doesn't provide
+any guarantees at this point. Using a non-zero address tag for sp is
strongly discouraged.

Programs maintaining a frame pointer and frame records that use non-zero
--
2.17.0.rc0.231.g781580f067-goog
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2018-03-27 18:58    [W:0.073 / U:0.556 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site