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SubjectRe: [PATCH 17/21] powerpc: Add missing prototype for sys_debug_setcontext
Mathieu Malaterre <> writes:

> On Sun, Mar 4, 2018 at 11:54 AM, Michael Ellerman <> wrote:
>> Mathieu Malaterre <> writes:
>>> In commit 81e7009ea46c ("powerpc: merge ppc signal.c and ppc64 signal32.c")
>>> the function sys_debug_setcontext was added without a prototype.
>>> Fix compilation warning (treated as error in W=1):
>>> CC arch/powerpc/kernel/signal_32.o
>>> arch/powerpc/kernel/signal_32.c:1227:5: error: no previous prototype for ‘sys_debug_setcontext’ [-Werror=missing-prototypes]
>>> int sys_debug_setcontext(struct ucontext __user *ctx,
>>> ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>>> cc1: all warnings being treated as errors
>> This one should actually be using the SYSCALL_DEFINE syntax, so that it
>> can be used with CONFIG_FTRACE_SYSCALLS.
>> See eg. our mmap:
>> SYSCALL_DEFINE6(mmap, unsigned long, addr, size_t, len,
>> unsigned long, prot, unsigned long, flags,
>> unsigned long, fd, off_t, offset)
>> {
>> return do_mmap2(addr, len, prot, flags, fd, offset, PAGE_SHIFT);
>> }
>> We probably still need this patch, but I'm not entirely sure because the
>> SYSCALL_DEFINE macro does all sorts of shenanigans.
> I see. Could you please drop this patch then. The patch does not look
> that trivial anymore. I'll need to dig a bit more on how to do the
> syscall stuff with a 7 params function.

Ergh, yuck, seems we're the first suckers to need do that.

I think I'll take this patch for now, it's still good for now at least,
and then the SYSCALL_DEFINE stuff can be an addition.


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