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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3 RESEND] ptrace: cleanup address space conversion on ptrace_request()
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Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> writes:
> I don't think we ever rely on 'data' being signed, and user space
> sees it as 'void *' anyway, so it should be possible to just turn
> it into 'unsigned long'.
>

After I've checked all arch_ptrace() code, I can think there is no specific
reason @addr and @data to be signed long types. Most of archs use them
as if they were unsigned. So I'll prepare a patch series to change this
and some cleanups of ptrace_request() and all of arch_ptrace() if no
objection exists.

Thanks.

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Regards,
Namhyung Kim


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