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SubjectRe: [PATCH 20/23] y2038: move itimer reset into itimer.c
On Sun, Nov 10, 2019 at 12:07 AM Ondrej Mosnacek <omosnace@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Nov 9, 2019 at 10:03 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> >
> > On Sat, Nov 9, 2019 at 2:43 PM Ondrej Mosnacek <omosnace@redhat.com> wrote:
> >
> > > > -struct itimerval;
> > > > -extern int do_setitimer(int which, struct itimerval *value,
> > > > - struct itimerval *ovalue);
> > > > -extern int do_getitimer(int which, struct itimerval *value);
> > > > +#ifdef CONFIG_POSIX_TIMERS
> > > > +extern void clear_itimer(void);
> > > > +#else
> > > > +static inline void clear_itimer(void) {}
> > > > +#endif
> > > >
> >
> > > > @@ -249,6 +249,17 @@ int do_setitimer(int which, struct itimerval *value, struct itimerval *ovalue)
> > > > return 0;
> > > > }
> > > >
> > > > +#ifdef CONFIG_SECURITY_SELINUX
> > >
> > > Did you mean "#ifdef CONFIG_POSIX_TIMERS" here to match the header?
> >
> > No, this part is intentional, CONFIG_POSIX_TIMERS already controls
> > whether itimer.c is
> > compiled in the first place, but this function is only needed when called from
> > the selinux driver.
>
> All right, but you declare the function in time.h even if
> CONFIG_SECURITY_SELINUX is not enabled... it is kind of awkward when
> it can happen that the function is declared but not defined anywhere
> (even if it shouldn't be used by new users). Maybe you could at least
> put the header declaration/definition inside #ifdef
> CONFIG_SECURITY_SELINUX as well so it is clear that this function is
> intended for SELinux only?

I don't see that as a problem, we rarely put declarations inside of an #ifdef.
The main effect that would have is forcing any file that includes linux/time.h
to be rebuilt when selinux is turned on or off in the .config.

Arnd

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