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SubjectRE: [GIT PULL] usercopy structs for v5.4-rc2
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From: Nathan Chancellor
> Sent: 04 October 2019 20:44
...
> > IOW, the code should have just been
> >
> > ret = test(umem_src == NULL, "kmalloc failed");
> > if (ret) ...
>
> Yes, I had this as the original fix but I tried to keep the same
> intention as the original author. I should have gone with my gut. Sorry
> for the ugliness, I'll try to be better in the future.

This rather begs the question about why 'usercopy' is ever calling kmalloc() at all.
Never mind some perverted style for reporting errors.

David

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