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SubjectRe: [Y2038] [PATCH 3/8] powerpc: fix vdso32 for ppc64le
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On Wed, 2019-11-20 at 20:35 +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 8:13 PM Ben Hutchings
> <ben.hutchings@codethink.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2019-11-08 at 21:34 +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > > On little-endian 32-bit application running on 64-bit kernels,
> > > the current vdso would read the wrong half of the xtime seconds
> > > field. Change it to return the lower half like it does on
> > > big-endian.
> >
> > ppc64le doesn't have 32-bit compat so this is only theoretical.
>
> That is probably true. I only looked at the kernel, which today still
> supports compat mode for ppc64le, but I saw the patches to disable
> it, and I don't think anyone has even attempted building user space
> for it.

COMPAT is still enabled for some reason, but VDSO32 isn't (since 4.2).

Ben.

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