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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 9/9] asm-generic: reverse GENERIC_{STRNCPY_FROM, STRNLEN}_USER symbols
On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 3:57 PM Johannes Berg <> wrote:
> >
> > The remaining architectures at the moment are: ia64, mips, parisc,
> > s390, um and xtensa. We should probably convert these as well, but
> I'm not sure it makes sense to convert um, the implementation uses
> strncpy(), and that should use the libc implementation, which is tuned
> for the actual hardware that the binary is running on, so performance
> wise that might be better.
> OTOH, maybe this is all in the noise given the huge syscall overhead in
> um, so maybe unifying it would make more sense.

Right, makes sense. I suppose if we end up converting mips and s390,
we should just do arch/um and the others as well for consistency, even
if that adds some overhead.


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