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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/asm/64: do not clear high 32 bits of syscall number when CONFIG_X86_X32=y
On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 07:40:43PM +0000, Eugene Syromyatnikov wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 4:49 PM, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> wrote:
> > IOW, why do we want to silently ignore the upper bits in $rax ?
>
> By the way, they are ignored elsewhere, in audit[1] or seccomp[2], for example.
>
> [1] include/linux/audit.h
> [2] include/uapi/linux/seccomp.h, definition of struct seccomp_data

Yes, unfortunately, they are ignored later, but that is another story.


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