Re: [RFC][CFT] what's in signal.git queue

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Thu Feb 14 2013 - 04:55:55 EST

On Thu, 2013-02-14 at 01:25 +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> Mostly it's a unification of signal-related syscalls, both native and compat
> ones; by the end of it we shouldn't have syscalls left in normal
> arch/*/kernel/signal*.c - there are some exceptions due to genuine weirdness
> of arch-specific calling conventions, but that's rare. Another (somewhat
> related) story in there is more compat_sys_something() getting switched to
> COMPAT_SYSCALL_DEFINE, giving us proper argument validation wrappers. Not
> everything got switched, of course, but a lot of those guys has been.

FYI. I'm going to be off to some meeting & bringup work in the US for two weeks
so expect little responsiveness from me on this until after I'm back (March 1st).


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