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SubjectRe: SYS_personality does not work correctly on mips(el)64
Thiemo Seufer a écrit :
> Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> On mips(el), when doing multiple call to the syscall SYS_personality in
>> order to get the current personality (using 0xffffffff for the first
>> argument), on a 64-bit kernel, the second and subsequent syscalls are
>> failing. That works correctly with a 32-bit kernels and on other
>> architectures.
>
> That's caused by mis-handling broken sign extensions, see also
> http://bugs.debian.org/380531.
>

Nice to see there is already a patch! Thanks for your work. Do you know
when the patch will be merged upstream or in Debian? I really want to
see this bug fixed, as it breaks dchroot.

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