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SubjectRe: [PATCH 24/25] arm64:ilp32: add vdso-ilp32 and use for signal return
On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 07:30:19PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Friday 29 April 2016 17:01:55 Catalin Marinas wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 06, 2016 at 01:08:46AM +0300, Yury Norov wrote:
> > > ILP32 VDSO exports next symbols:
> > > __kernel_rt_sigreturn;
> > > __kernel_gettimeofday;
> > > __kernel_clock_gettime;
> > > __kernel_clock_getres;
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > > +$(obj)/gettimeofday-ilp32.o: $(src)/../vdso/gettimeofday.S
> > > + $(call if_changed_dep,vdso-ilp32as)
> >
> > Are struct timeval and timespec the same between ILP32 and LP64? For
> > example, __kernel_gettimeofday() assumes TVAL_TV_SEC offset defined in
> > asm-offsets.c based on the LP64 timeval.
>
> No, ilp32 uses the generic 32-bit data structures, which have a 32-bit
> time_t. I guess that means it can work for little-endian but not
> big-endian, right?

I don't think it works for little-endian either. The LP64 struct timeval
is 16 bytes while the ILP32 one is 8 bytes. The VDSO gettimeofday is
storing 16 bytes (stp x10, x11, [x0, #TVAL_TV_SEC])

--
Catalin

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