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SubjectRe: [PATCH -next v4 1/7] x86, powerpc: fix function define in copy_mc_to_user
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在 2022/5/2 22:24, Christophe Leroy 写道:
>
>
> Le 20/04/2022 à 05:04, Tong Tiangen a écrit :
>> x86/powerpc has it's implementation of copy_mc_to_user but not use #define
>> to declare.
>>
>> This may cause problems, for example, if other architectures open
>> CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_COPY_MC, but want to use copy_mc_to_user() outside the
>> architecture, the code add to include/linux/uaddess.h is as follows:
>>
>> #ifndef copy_mc_to_user
>> static inline unsigned long __must_check
>> copy_mc_to_user(void *dst, const void *src, size_t cnt)
>> {
>> ...
>> }
>> #endif
>>
>> Then this definition will conflict with the implementation of x86/powerpc
>> and cause compilation errors as follow:
>>
>> Fixes: ec6347bb4339 ("x86, powerpc: Rename memcpy_mcsafe() to copy_mc_to_{user, kernel}()")
>
> I don't understand, what does it fix really ? What was the
> (existing/real) bug introduced by that patch and that your are fixing ?
>
> If those defined had been expected and missing, we would have had a
> build failure. If you have one, can you describe it ?

There will be build failure after patch 3 is added, there is a little
confusing for a reader of this commit in isolation.
In the next version, I will put this patch after patch 3.

Thanks,
Tong.
>
>> Signed-off-by: Tong Tiangen <tongtiangen@huawei.com>
>> ---
>> arch/powerpc/include/asm/uaccess.h | 1 +
>> arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h | 1 +
>> 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/uaccess.h b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/uaccess.h
>> index 9b82b38ff867..58dbe8e2e318 100644
>> --- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/uaccess.h
>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/uaccess.h
>> @@ -358,6 +358,7 @@ copy_mc_to_user(void __user *to, const void *from, unsigned long n)
>>
>> return n;
>> }
>> +#define copy_mc_to_user copy_mc_to_user
>> #endif
>>
>> extern long __copy_from_user_flushcache(void *dst, const void __user *src,
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h
>> index f78e2b3501a1..e18c5f098025 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h
>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h
>> @@ -415,6 +415,7 @@ copy_mc_to_kernel(void *to, const void *from, unsigned len);
>>
>> unsigned long __must_check
>> copy_mc_to_user(void *to, const void *from, unsigned len);
>> +#define copy_mc_to_user copy_mc_to_user
>> #endif
>>
>> /*

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