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SubjectRe: [PATCH] syscalls: Update the syscall #defines to match uapi
On Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 2:49 AM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 3:11 AM Alistair Francis
> <alistair.francis@wdc.com> wrote:
> >
> > Update the #defines around sys_fstat64() and sys_fstatat64() to match
> > the #defines around the __NR3264_fstatat and __NR3264_fstat definitions
> > in include/uapi/asm-generic/unistd.h. This avoids compiler failures if
> > one is defined.
>
> What is the compiler failure you get?

I don't have it infornt of me but it was along the lines of
sys_fstat64/sys_fstatat64 not being defined when __ARCH_WANT_NEW_STAT
is defined but __ARCH_WANT_STAT64 isn't.

>
> > Signed-off-by: Alistair Francis <alistair.francis@wdc.com>
> > ---
> > include/linux/syscalls.h | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/syscalls.h b/include/linux/syscalls.h
> > index 2bcef4c70183..e4bf5e480d60 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/syscalls.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/syscalls.h
> > @@ -512,7 +512,7 @@ asmlinkage long sys_readlinkat(int dfd, const char __user *path, char __user *bu
> > asmlinkage long sys_newfstatat(int dfd, const char __user *filename,
> > struct stat __user *statbuf, int flag);
> > asmlinkage long sys_newfstat(unsigned int fd, struct stat __user *statbuf);
> > -#if defined(__ARCH_WANT_STAT64) || defined(__ARCH_WANT_COMPAT_STAT64)
> > +#if defined(__ARCH_WANT_NEW_STAT) || defined(__ARCH_WANT_STAT64)
> > asmlinkage long sys_fstat64(unsigned long fd, struct stat64 __user *statbuf);
> > asmlinkage long sys_fstatat64(int dfd, const char __user *filename,
> > struct stat64 __user *statbuf, int flag);
>
> I think this is wrong: when __ARCH_WANT_NEW_STAT is set, we are
> on a 64-bit architecture and only want the sys_newfstat{,at} system
> calls, not sys_fstat{,at}64 that gets used on 32-bit machines.

Ah, that would make sense then. I don't think you will see the error then.

Alistair

>
> The #if check in the syscalls.h file also matches the definition of
> the function.
>
> Arnd

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