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Subject[PATCH -tip 3/8] x86/ptrace: Remove unused regs_get_argument_nth API
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Because of dropping function argument syntax from kprobe-tracer,
we don't need this API anymore.

Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@redhat.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
Cc: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Cc: Mahesh Salgaonkar <mahesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org>
Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
Cc: linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org
---
arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h | 4 ----
arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c | 24 ------------------------
2 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h
index 9d369f6..2010280 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h
@@ -274,10 +274,6 @@ static inline unsigned long regs_get_kernel_stack_nth(struct pt_regs *regs,
return 0;
}

-/* Get Nth argument at function call */
-extern unsigned long regs_get_argument_nth(struct pt_regs *regs,
- unsigned int n);
-
/*
* These are defined as per linux/ptrace.h, which see.
*/
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c b/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
index 017d937..73554a3 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
@@ -140,30 +140,6 @@ static const int arg_offs_table[] = {
#endif
};

-/**
- * regs_get_argument_nth() - get Nth argument at function call
- * @regs: pt_regs which contains registers at function entry.
- * @n: argument number.
- *
- * regs_get_argument_nth() returns @n th argument of a function call.
- * Since usually the kernel stack will be changed right after function entry,
- * you must use this at function entry. If the @n th entry is NOT in the
- * kernel stack or pt_regs, this returns 0.
- */
-unsigned long regs_get_argument_nth(struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned int n)
-{
- if (n < ARRAY_SIZE(arg_offs_table))
- return *(unsigned long *)((char *)regs + arg_offs_table[n]);
- else {
- /*
- * The typical case: arg n is on the stack.
- * (Note: stack[0] = return address, so skip it)
- */
- n -= ARRAY_SIZE(arg_offs_table);
- return regs_get_kernel_stack_nth(regs, 1 + n);
- }
-}
-
/*
* does not yet catch signals sent when the child dies.
* in exit.c or in signal.c.

--
Masami Hiramatsu

Software Engineer
Hitachi Computer Products (America), Inc.
Software Solutions Division

e-mail: mhiramat@redhat.com


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