Re: [PATCH 0/8] Update kernel uabi header files for x32

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Jan 21 2014 - 12:07:54 EST

On 12/27/2013 02:14 PM, H.J. Lu wrote:
> X32 uses the same kernel system call interface as x86-64 for many
> system calls. However, "long" is 64-bit for x86-64 and is 32-bit for
> x32. Where long or unsigned long are used in struct types for such
> system calls, they are wrong for x32. __kernel_[u]long_t is [unsigned]
> long for all ABIs other than x32. I am submitting 8 patches to replace
> long or unsigned long with __kernel_[u]long_t so that those struct types
> can be used with x32 system calls.
> H.J. Lu (8):
> Use __kernel_long_t in struct timex
> Use __kernel_long_t/__kernel_ulong_t in <linux/resource.h>
> Use __kernel_ulong_t in uapi struct ipc64_perm
> Use __kernel_long_t in struct msgbuf
> Use __kernel_ulong_t in struct msqid64_ds
> Use __kernel_ulong_t in x86 struct semid64_ds
> Use __kernel_ulong_t in shmid64_ds/shminfo64/shm_info
> Use __kernel_long_t in struct mq_attr

As Catalin indirectly pointed out, I had made a followup to the wrong
version of the patchset (because I commented to Christoph's feedback.)
This is threaded to the proper version (without unnecessary #if

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