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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use correct byte-sized register constraint in __xchg_op()
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Hi Josh,
You are right, this bug also affects 3.3 and IMO should be fixed there,
too!
-Thomas

Am Donnerstag, den 05.04.2012, 16:27 -0400 schrieb Josh Boyer:
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 8:37 PM, Josh Boyer <jwboyer@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 7:15 PM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org> wrote:
> >> x86-64 can access the low half of any register, but i386 can only do
> >> it with a subset of registers. 'r' causes compilation failures on i386,
> >> but 'q' expresses the constraint properly.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
> >> Reported-by: Leigh Scott <leigh123linux@googlemail.com>
> >> Tested-by: Thomas Reitmayr <treitmayr@devbase.at>
> >
> > This should be CC'd to stable, given the bug shows up in 3.3, right?
>
> Er.. this patch seems to have been lost in limbo. Is anyone following
> up on it?
>
> josh
>




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