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Subject[REVIEW][PATCH 14/22] signal/riscv: Use force_sig_fault where appropriate
Filling in struct siginfo before calling force_sig_info a tedious and
error prone process, where once in a great while the wrong fields
are filled out, and siginfo has been inconsistently cleared.

Simplify this process by using the helper force_sig_fault. Which
takes as a parameters all of the information it needs, ensures
all of the fiddly bits of filling in struct siginfo are done properly
and then calls force_sig_info.

In short about a 5 line reduction in code for every time force_sig_info
is called, which makes the calling function clearer.

Cc: Palmer Dabbelt <>
Cc: Albert Ou <>
Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <>
arch/riscv/kernel/traps.c | 9 +--------
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/riscv/kernel/traps.c b/arch/riscv/kernel/traps.c
index 48aa6471cede..3087940008f4 100644
--- a/arch/riscv/kernel/traps.c
+++ b/arch/riscv/kernel/traps.c
@@ -66,14 +66,7 @@ void die(struct pt_regs *regs, const char *str)
static inline void do_trap_siginfo(int signo, int code,
unsigned long addr, struct task_struct *tsk)
- siginfo_t info;
- clear_siginfo(&info);
- info.si_signo = signo;
- info.si_errno = 0;
- info.si_code = code;
- info.si_addr = (void __user *)addr;
- force_sig_info(signo, &info, tsk);
+ force_sig_fault(signo, code, (void __user *)addr, tsk);

void do_trap(struct pt_regs *regs, int signo, int code,
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