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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/2] x86_64,signal: Fix SS handling for signals delivered to 64-bit programs
On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:47 AM, Cyrill Gorcunov <> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 03:07:38PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
>> Another downside (to me) is that this special case can help, but only
>> "by accident".
>> For example, criu has ->ss = 0, but it was not initialized explicitly.
>> But as I said, I won't argue.
> OK, after talking to Pavel -- it's fine to require new criu version
> for new kernels, thus lets leave kernel pure without this special
> hack, moreover now we have a fix from Oleg merged into criu so we
> should be safe. Thanks a lot for all comments!

As long as you're doing that, any chance you could remove CPREG1(gs)
and CPREG1(fs) as well? They haven't had any effect since
2.5.something_very_old, and the kernel might want to reuse those
sigcontext slots some day.


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