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SubjectRe: [PATCH] spi: spidev: Add 32 bit compat ioctl()
Am 02.02.2011 10:37, schrieb Arnd Bergmann:
> On Wednesday 02 February 2011, Grant Likely wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 10:02:46AM +0100, Bernhard Walle wrote:
>>> Add the compat_ioctl for operations on /dev/spi* so that 32 bit
>>> userspace applications can access SPI. As far as I can see all data
>>> structure are already prepared for that, so no additional conversion has
>>> to be done.
>>> My use case is MIPS with N32 userspace ABI and toolchain, and that was
>>> also the platform where I tested it successfully (Cavium Octeon).
>>> Signed-off-by: Bernhard Walle <>
>> Arnd, can you please give your opinion on this one? I haven't fully
>> got my head around the subtleties of 32/64 bit file_operations.
> The patch is correct on everything except s390, which does not have SPI.
> The only thing that is missing for s390 is a pointer conversion of the ioctl
> argument, like:
> static long
> compat_spidev_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int cmd, unsigned long arg)
> {
> return spidev_ioctl(filp, cmd, (unsigned long)compat_ptr(arg));
> }

Thanks for the input. I modified my patch and sent it again.


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