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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Clear DF before calling signal handler
Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> The Linux kernel currently does not clear the direction flag before
> calling a signal handler, whereas the x86/x86-64 ABI requires that.
> This become a real problem with gcc version 4.3, which assumes that
> the direction flag is correctly cleared at the entry of a function.
> This patches changes the setup_frame() functions to clear the
> direction before entering the signal handler.
> Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

Acked-by: H. Peter Anvin <>

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