Re: siginfo & 32 bits compat, what is the story ?

From: Joe Korty
Date: Mon Apr 19 2004 - 12:56:11 EST

On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 05:35:55PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> So I've been playing around the siginfo copy code for 32 bits
> processes on ppc64 and found some interesting stuffs that I don't
> know how to fix at this point.
> I looked at x86-64, and they always copy/convert those 3 fields,
> never copy the rest of the siginfo. I looked at s390 and they do
> the opposite: just copy the rest of the structure...

I believe the x86_64 method is correct.

It might be worth moving this compatibility code to a
common place where all architectures could reference it.

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