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Subject[PATCHv3 18/27] timens: Add align for timens_offsets
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Align offsets so that time namespace will work for ia32 applications on
x86_64 host.

Signed-off-by: Dmitry Safonov <dima@arista.com>
---
include/linux/timens_offsets.h | 12 ++++++++++--
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/timens_offsets.h b/include/linux/timens_offsets.h
index 777530c46852..f2a03d4f7a91 100644
--- a/include/linux/timens_offsets.h
+++ b/include/linux/timens_offsets.h
@@ -2,9 +2,17 @@
#ifndef _LINUX_TIME_OFFSETS_H
#define _LINUX_TIME_OFFSETS_H

+/*
+ * Time offsets need align as they're placed on VVAR page,
+ * which is used by x86_64 and ia32 VDSO code.
+ * On ia32 offset::tv_sec (u64) has align(4), so re-align offsets
+ * to the same positions as 64-bit offsets.
+ * On 64-bit big-endian systems VDSO should convert to timespec64
+ * to timespec because of a padding occurring between the fields.
+ */
struct timens_offsets {
- struct timespec64 monotonic_time_offset;
- struct timespec64 monotonic_boottime_offset;
+ struct timespec64 monotonic_time_offset __aligned(8);
+ struct timespec64 monotonic_boottime_offset __aligned(8);
};

#endif
--
2.21.0
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