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SubjectRe: [UPDATED PATCH] fix memory corruption from misinterpreted bad_inode_ops return values


On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
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> That's what I currently have queued. It increases bad_inode.o text from
> 200-odd bytes to 700-odd :(

Then I think we're ok. We do care about bytes, but we care more about
bytes that actually ever hit the icache or dcache, and this will
effectively do neither.

> <looks at sys_ni_syscall>

That one should be ok. System calls by definition have the same return
type, since they all have the same call site. So that one really does fit
the "argument types differ, but the return type is the same" case.

Linus
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