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SubjectRe: [PATCH] unicore32, exec: remove redundant set_fs(USER_DS)
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On Mon, 2011-06-13 at 18:02 +0200, Mathias Krause wrote:
> On 13.06.2011, 11:19 Guan Xuetao wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 15:11 +0200, Mathias Krause wrote:
> >> The address limit is already set in flush_old_exec() so this
> >> set_fs(USER_DS) is redundant.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Mathias Krause <minipli@googlemail.com>
> >> ---
> >> arch/unicore32/include/asm/processor.h | 1 -
> >> 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/arch/unicore32/include/asm/processor.h b/arch/unicore32/include/asm/processor.h
> >> index e11cb07..f0d780a 100644
> >> --- a/arch/unicore32/include/asm/processor.h
> >> +++ b/arch/unicore32/include/asm/processor.h
> >> @@ -53,7 +53,6 @@ struct thread_struct {
> >> #define start_thread(regs, pc, sp) \
> >> ({ \
> >> unsigned long *stack = (unsigned long *)sp; \
> >> - set_fs(USER_DS); \
> >> memset(regs->uregs, 0, sizeof(regs->uregs)); \
> >> regs->UCreg_asr = USER_MODE; \
> >> regs->UCreg_pc = pc & ~1; /* pc */ \
> >
> > Hi Mathias,
> > I searched for the code in flush_old_exec(), but I can't find the code
> > you mentioned. Could you make it more clear?
>
> Sorry, this statement is based on a commit post v3.0-rc2. Before dac853a (exec:
> delay address limit change until point of no return) it was done in
> search_binary_handler(), now it is done in flush_old_exec(). Either way
> set_fs(USER_DS) gets called before start_thread() so the call there is
> redundant.
>
> > And, if all fs codes (not only elf and aout) have the similar
> > implementations,
>
> I've checked that all binary format handler call flush_old_exec() before
> start_thread(). So: yes.
>
> > perhaps all arch-specific codes should be manipulated
> > in the meanwhile.
>
> That's what this LKML thread is for: https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/6/10/65
>
> Thanks,
> Mathias
Thanks for your explanations.
The patch looks good to me.

Guan Xuetao




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