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SubjectRe: sparc/ppc/arm compat siginfo ABI regressions: sending SIGFPE via kill() returns wrong values in si_pid and si_uid
On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 04:34:35AM +0300, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
> A similar commit v4.16-rc1~159^2~37
> ("signal/arm: Document conflicts with SI_USER and SIGFPE") must have
> introduced a similar ABI regression to compat arm.

So, could you explain how can this change cause a regression?

+#define FPE_FIXME 0
- vfp_raise_sigfpe(0, regs);
+ vfp_raise_sigfpe(FPE_FIXME, regs);

I think you're talking garbage here - look at the damned change.
It subsitutes a definition for a constant, and vfp_raise_sigfpe()
ends up receiving exactly the same value bother before and after
the change.

The change is rather incomplete though because it should have
also changed:

int si_code = 0;

as well.

So, the commit log is accurate in this case: it _is_ about
documenting the conflicting cases between SI_USER and SIGFPE and
that bit of the change has no ABI effect.

What does slightly annoy me is the creation of uapi/asm/siginfo.h
to contain a definition that _isn't_ to be exposed as part of the
UAPI. If it's not part of the UAPI, it doesn't belong in a UAPI
header, period. In any case, I don't think that is exposed to
userspace.

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