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Subject[PATCH v4 13/23] x86/alternative: Remove the return value of text_poke_*()
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From: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>

The return value of text_poke_early() and text_poke_bp() is useless.
Remove it.

Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com>
Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
Signed-off-by: Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@intel.com>
---
arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h | 4 ++--
arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c | 11 ++++-------
2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h
index a75eed841eed..c90678fd391a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ static inline void apply_paravirt(struct paravirt_patch_site *start,
#define __parainstructions_end NULL
#endif

-extern void *text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
+extern void text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);

/*
* Clear and restore the kernel write-protection flag on the local CPU.
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ extern void *text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
extern void *text_poke(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
extern void *text_poke_kgdb(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
extern int poke_int3_handler(struct pt_regs *regs);
-extern void *text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler);
+extern void text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler);
extern int after_bootmem;
extern __ro_after_init struct mm_struct *poking_mm;
extern __ro_after_init unsigned long poking_addr;
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c b/arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c
index 3d2b6b6fb20c..18f959975ea0 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c
@@ -265,7 +265,7 @@ static void __init_or_module add_nops(void *insns, unsigned int len)

extern struct alt_instr __alt_instructions[], __alt_instructions_end[];
extern s32 __smp_locks[], __smp_locks_end[];
-void *text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
+void text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);

/*
* Are we looking at a near JMP with a 1 or 4-byte displacement.
@@ -667,8 +667,8 @@ void __init alternative_instructions(void)
* instructions. And on the local CPU you need to be protected again NMI or MCE
* handlers seeing an inconsistent instruction while you patch.
*/
-void *__init_or_module text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode,
- size_t len)
+void __init_or_module text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode,
+ size_t len)
{
unsigned long flags;

@@ -691,7 +691,6 @@ void *__init_or_module text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode,
* that causes hangs on some VIA CPUs.
*/
}
- return addr;
}

__ro_after_init struct mm_struct *poking_mm;
@@ -893,7 +892,7 @@ NOKPROBE_SYMBOL(poke_int3_handler);
* replacing opcode
* - sync cores
*/
-void *text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler)
+void text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler)
{
unsigned char int3 = 0xcc;

@@ -935,7 +934,5 @@ void *text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler)
* the writing of the new instruction.
*/
bp_patching_in_progress = false;
-
- return addr;
}

--
2.17.1
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