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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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