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Subject[tip:x86/cleanups] x86/mpx: Remove MPX APIs
Commit-ID:  f240652b6032b48ad7fa35c5e701cc4c8d697c0b
Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/f240652b6032b48ad7fa35c5e701cc4c8d697c0b
Author: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>
AuthorDate: Fri, 5 Jul 2019 10:53:21 -0700
Committer: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
CommitDate: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:54:57 +0200

x86/mpx: Remove MPX APIs

MPX is being removed from the kernel due to a lack of support in the
toolchain going forward (gcc).

The first step is to remove the userspace-visible ABIs so that applications
will stop using it. The most visible one are the enable/disable prctl()s.
Remove them first.

This is the most minimal and least invasive change needed to ensure that
apps stop using MPX with new kernels.

Signed-off-by: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190705175321.DB42F0AD@viggo.jf.intel.com

---
include/uapi/linux/prctl.h | 2 +-
kernel/sys.c | 16 ++--------------
2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/prctl.h b/include/uapi/linux/prctl.h
index 094bb03b9cc2..961e0a4a0f73 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/prctl.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/prctl.h
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ struct prctl_mm_map {
#define PR_GET_THP_DISABLE 42

/*
- * Tell the kernel to start/stop helping userspace manage bounds tables.
+ * No longer implemented, but left here to ensure the numbers stay reserved:
*/
#define PR_MPX_ENABLE_MANAGEMENT 43
#define PR_MPX_DISABLE_MANAGEMENT 44
diff --git a/kernel/sys.c b/kernel/sys.c
index 2969304c29fe..384b000b7865 100644
--- a/kernel/sys.c
+++ b/kernel/sys.c
@@ -103,12 +103,6 @@
#ifndef SET_TSC_CTL
# define SET_TSC_CTL(a) (-EINVAL)
#endif
-#ifndef MPX_ENABLE_MANAGEMENT
-# define MPX_ENABLE_MANAGEMENT() (-EINVAL)
-#endif
-#ifndef MPX_DISABLE_MANAGEMENT
-# define MPX_DISABLE_MANAGEMENT() (-EINVAL)
-#endif
#ifndef GET_FP_MODE
# define GET_FP_MODE(a) (-EINVAL)
#endif
@@ -2456,15 +2450,9 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE5(prctl, int, option, unsigned long, arg2, unsigned long, arg3,
up_write(&me->mm->mmap_sem);
break;
case PR_MPX_ENABLE_MANAGEMENT:
- if (arg2 || arg3 || arg4 || arg5)
- return -EINVAL;
- error = MPX_ENABLE_MANAGEMENT();
- break;
case PR_MPX_DISABLE_MANAGEMENT:
- if (arg2 || arg3 || arg4 || arg5)
- return -EINVAL;
- error = MPX_DISABLE_MANAGEMENT();
- break;
+ /* No longer implemented: */
+ return -EINVAL;
case PR_SET_FP_MODE:
error = SET_FP_MODE(me, arg2);
break;
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