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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] inet: Add skb_copy_datagram_iter
On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 12:20:20AM -0500, David Miller wrote:
> From: Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>
> Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:19:08 +0000
>
> > 1) does sparc64 access_ok() need to differ for 32bit and 64bit tasks?
>
> sparc64 will just fault no matter what kind of task it is.
>
> It is impossible for a user task to generate a reference to
> a kernel virtual address, as kernel and user accesses each
> go via a separate address space identifier.

Sure, but why do we have access_ok() there at all? I.e. why not just have
it constant 1?


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