Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86: unify copy_from_user() size checking

From: Jan Beulich
Date: Tue Oct 29 2013 - 05:43:31 EST

>>> On 26.10.13 at 12:31, Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> * Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I'd like to point out though that with __compiletime_object_size()
>> being restricted to gcc before 4.6, the whole construct is going to
>> become more and more pointless going forward. I would question
>> however that commit 2fb0815c9ee6b9ac50e15dd8360ec76d9fa46a2 ("gcc4:
>> disable __compiletime_object_size for GCC 4.6+") was really necessary,
>> and instead this should have been dealt with as is done here from the
>> beginning.
> Can we now revert 2fb0815c9ee6?

Actually I'm afraid parisc would first need to follow the changes
done on x86 here, or else they'd run into (compile time) issues
(s390 and tile only emit warnings, i.e. would at worst suffer
cosmetically unless subtrees putting -Werror in place are


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