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SubjectRe: [REVIEW][PATCH 14/22] signal/riscv: Use force_sig_fault where appropriate
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On Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:38:03 PDT (-0700), ebiederm@xmission.com wrote:
> 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 <palmer@sifive.com>
> Cc: Albert Ou <albert@sifive.com>
> Cc: linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org
> Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
> ---
> 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,

If I understand this correctly, any change in behavior this causes would have
been a bug on our end not filling out siginfo correctly? In that case then
feel free to add an

Acked-by: Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@sifive.com>

Thanks!

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