Re: [PATCH] x86: Add support for 64bit get_user() on x86-32

From: Ville Syrjälä
Date: Fri Feb 08 2013 - 11:24:38 EST

On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 09:59:00AM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 02/07/2013 08:53 AM, Ville Syrjälä wrote:
> >
> > Based on the initial response there seems to be some interest towards
> > it at least. So I'm wondering what's the next step. Is it OK as is,
> > or does it need more work, or would people want to extend it to include
> > more of the original work?
> >
> > I have quite a lot of other stuff on my plate currently, so it'd
> > actually be nice if I could find someone to adopt this patch,
> > especially if there's interest in increasing the scope.
> >
> Well, we can put it in and see what happens. It looks good from what I
> can see.
> How have you tested it?

I've tried it with my drm/kms atomic pageflip/modeset code. I also had
a small test module that did a couple of different sized get_user()
calls, but I'll be damned if I can find it again.

Ville Syrjälä
Intel OTC
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