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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] fbdev: stop using compat_alloc_user_space
On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 12:08:10PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> The fbdev code uses compat_alloc_user_space in a few of its
> compat_ioctl handlers, which tends to be a bit more complicated
> and error-prone than calling the underlying handlers directly,
> so I would like to remove it completely.
>
> This modifies two such functions in fbdev, and removes another
> one that is completely unused.
>
> Arnd
>
> Arnd Bergmann (3):
> fbdev: simplify fb_getput_cmap()
> fbdev: sbuslib: remove unused FBIOSCURSOR32 helper
> fbdev: sbuslib: remove compat_alloc_user_space usage

Looks all good, but we're also kinda looking for a new volunteer for
handling fbdev patches ... drm-misc commit rights, still not interested?
-Daniel

>
> drivers/video/fbdev/core/fbmem.c | 44 +++++------
> drivers/video/fbdev/sbuslib.c | 124 ++++++++++++++++++-------------
> 2 files changed, 90 insertions(+), 78 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 2.27.0
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Daniel Vetter
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