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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/30] x86-64: Use explicit sizes in sigcontext.h, prepare for x32
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On Monday 20 February 2012, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> We are using __u64 as x86-32 compatible since we are sharing most of the
> really complex path (like ioctl) with i386 much more so than x86-64. So
> it is defined in userspace as:
>
> typedef unsigned long long __u64 __attribute__((aligned(4)));
>
> __aligned_u64 obviously is naturally aligned, which matches uint64_t is
> userspace.

Has someone audited the interfaces to check if there are data structures that
use a plain signed or unsigned "long long" instead of __s64/__u64 in places
where i386 differs from the other compat implementations?

I found DRM_IOCTL_UPDATE_DRAW, but there could be more like this one.

Arnd


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