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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fuse: Add ioctl flag for x32 compat ioctl
On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 4:14 PM Ian Abbott <> wrote:
> Currently, a CUSE server running on a 64-bit kernel can tell when an
> ioctl request comes from a process running a 32-bit ABI, but cannot tell
> whether the requesting process is using legacy IA32 emulation or x32
> ABI. In particular, the server does not know the size of the client
> process's `time_t` type.
> For 64-bit kernels, the `FUSE_IOCTL_COMPAT` and `FUSE_IOCTL_32BIT` flags
> are currently set in the ioctl input request (`struct fuse_ioctl_in`
> member `flags`) for a 32-bit requesting process. This patch defines a
> new flag `FUSE_IOCTL_COMPAT_X32` and sets it if the 32-bit requesting
> process is using the x32 ABI. This allows the server process to
> distinguish between requests from requesting client processes using IA32
> emulation or the x32 ABI and so infer the size of the client process's
> `time_t` type and any other IA32/x32 differences.

Thanks, applied.


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