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Subject[PATCH 3/3] x86-32: Remove asmlinkage_protect
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Now that syscalls are called from C code, which copies the args to new stack
slots instead of overlaying pt_regs, asmlinkage_protect is no longer needed.

Signed-off-by: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>
---
arch/x86/include/asm/linkage.h | 34 ----------------------------------
1 file changed, 34 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/linkage.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/linkage.h
index 79327e9..0ccb26d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/linkage.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/linkage.h
@@ -8,40 +8,6 @@

#ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
#define asmlinkage CPP_ASMLINKAGE __attribute__((regparm(0)))
-
-/*
- * Make sure the compiler doesn't do anything stupid with the
- * arguments on the stack - they are owned by the *caller*, not
- * the callee. This just fools gcc into not spilling into them,
- * and keeps it from doing tailcall recursion and/or using the
- * stack slots for temporaries, since they are live and "used"
- * all the way to the end of the function.
- *
- * NOTE! On x86-64, all the arguments are in registers, so this
- * only matters on a 32-bit kernel.
- */
-#define asmlinkage_protect(n, ret, args...) \
- __asmlinkage_protect##n(ret, ##args)
-#define __asmlinkage_protect_n(ret, args...) \
- __asm__ __volatile__ ("" : "=r" (ret) : "0" (ret), ##args)
-#define __asmlinkage_protect0(ret) \
- __asmlinkage_protect_n(ret)
-#define __asmlinkage_protect1(ret, arg1) \
- __asmlinkage_protect_n(ret, "m" (arg1))
-#define __asmlinkage_protect2(ret, arg1, arg2) \
- __asmlinkage_protect_n(ret, "m" (arg1), "m" (arg2))
-#define __asmlinkage_protect3(ret, arg1, arg2, arg3) \
- __asmlinkage_protect_n(ret, "m" (arg1), "m" (arg2), "m" (arg3))
-#define __asmlinkage_protect4(ret, arg1, arg2, arg3, arg4) \
- __asmlinkage_protect_n(ret, "m" (arg1), "m" (arg2), "m" (arg3), \
- "m" (arg4))
-#define __asmlinkage_protect5(ret, arg1, arg2, arg3, arg4, arg5) \
- __asmlinkage_protect_n(ret, "m" (arg1), "m" (arg2), "m" (arg3), \
- "m" (arg4), "m" (arg5))
-#define __asmlinkage_protect6(ret, arg1, arg2, arg3, arg4, arg5, arg6) \
- __asmlinkage_protect_n(ret, "m" (arg1), "m" (arg2), "m" (arg3), \
- "m" (arg4), "m" (arg5), "m" (arg6))
-
#endif /* CONFIG_X86_32 */

#ifdef __ASSEMBLY__
--
2.5.5
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