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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] aio: fix the vectored aio routines
On Fri, 30 Apr 2010 16:48:58 -0400
Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> It was reported[1] that 32 bit readv and writev AIO operations were
> not functioning properly. It turns out that the code to convert the
> 32bit io vectors to 64 bits was never written. The results of that
> can be pretty bad, but in my testing, it mostly ended up in generating
> EFAULT as we walked off the list of I/O vectors provided.
>
> This patch set fixes the problem in my environment. Comments, as always,
> are greatly appreciated.
>
> Cheers,
> Jeff
>
> [1] http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/3/8/309
>
> [PATCH 1/2] compat: factor out compat_rw_copy_check_uvector from compat_do_readv_writev
> [PATCH 2/2] aio: fix the compat vectored operations

The patches are large(ish) and we're at -rc6. I'm inclined to merge
these into 2.6.35-rc1 with a -stable tag so they get backported into 2.6.34.1
after a bit of mainline testing, OK?



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