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Subject[PATCH 4/4] exec: kill the unnecessary mm->def_flags setting in load_elf_binary()
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load_elf_binary() sets current->mm->def_flags = def_flags and
def_flags is always zero. Not only this looks strange, this is
unnecessary because mm_init() has already set ->def_flags = 0.

Signed-off-by: Alex Thorlton <athorlton@sgi.com>
Suggested-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Cc: Gerald Schaefer <gerald.schaefer@de.ibm.com>
Cc: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
Cc: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
Cc: "Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: linux390@de.ibm.com
Cc: linux-s390@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
Cc: linux-api@vger.kernel.org

---
fs/binfmt_elf.c | 4 ----
1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/binfmt_elf.c b/fs/binfmt_elf.c
index 67be295..d09bd9c 100644
--- a/fs/binfmt_elf.c
+++ b/fs/binfmt_elf.c
@@ -579,7 +579,6 @@ static int load_elf_binary(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
unsigned long start_code, end_code, start_data, end_data;
unsigned long reloc_func_desc __maybe_unused = 0;
int executable_stack = EXSTACK_DEFAULT;
- unsigned long def_flags = 0;
struct pt_regs *regs = current_pt_regs();
struct {
struct elfhdr elf_ex;
@@ -719,9 +718,6 @@ static int load_elf_binary(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
if (retval)
goto out_free_dentry;

- /* OK, This is the point of no return */
- current->mm->def_flags = def_flags;
-
/* Do this immediately, since STACK_TOP as used in setup_arg_pages
may depend on the personality. */
SET_PERSONALITY(loc->elf_ex);
--
1.7.12.4


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