Re: [ 027/102] x86, vm86: fix VM86 syscalls: use SYSCALL_DEFINEx(...)

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Sun May 19 2013 - 14:37:17 EST

On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 04:51:33PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 11:49:30PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> > On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 02:35:42PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > 3.9-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> >
> > This is seriously wrong. For 3.9 you _need_ asmlinkage_protect() in that
> > thing; by the time when that went into the tree, mainline already had
> > it generated automatically by SYSCALL_DEFINE, so there was no point in
> > that part of patch - the switch to SYSCALL_DEFINE alone did the job.
> > For 3.9 it's very much needed; as the matter of fact, in 3.9 that commit
> > is a no-op in the form you took.
> >
> > We can grab all prereqs into 3.9-stable (there's not that much of those),
> > but that would be much more intrusive than the variant adding explicit
> > asmlinkage_protect() in those two syscalls.
> Ok, Alexander was saying something was off here.
> Can someone send me just the needed patch to get this working properly,
> and I will be glad to drop this one from the 3.9.x tree.

I've now dropped this, and will release without it.

greg k-h
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