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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/7] lib: vdso: Remove VDSO_HAS_32BIT_FALLBACK
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On 29/08/2019 16:25, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 4:19 AM Vincenzo Frascino
> <vincenzo.frascino@arm.com> wrote:
>>
>> VDSO_HAS_32BIT_FALLBACK was introduced to address a regression which
>> caused seccomp to deny access to the applications to clock_gettime64()
>> and clock_getres64() because they are not enabled in the existing
>> filters.
>>
>> The purpose of VDSO_HAS_32BIT_FALLBACK was to simplify the conditional
>> implementation of __cvdso_clock_get*time32() variants.
>>
>> Now that all the architectures that support the generic vDSO library
>> have been converted to support the 32 bit fallbacks the conditional
>> can be removed.
>>
>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>> CC: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
>> References: c60a32ea4f45 ("lib/vdso/32: Provide legacy syscall fallbacks")
>> Signed-off-by: Vincenzo Frascino <vincenzo.frascino@arm.com>
>> ---
>> lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c | 10 ----------
>> 1 file changed, 10 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c b/lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c
>> index a86e89e6dedc..2c4b311c226d 100644
>> --- a/lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c
>> +++ b/lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c
>> @@ -126,13 +126,8 @@ __cvdso_clock_gettime32(clockid_t clock, struct old_timespec32 *res)
>>
>> ret = __cvdso_clock_gettime_common(clock, &ts);
>>
>> -#ifdef VDSO_HAS_32BIT_FALLBACK
>> if (unlikely(ret))
>> return clock_gettime32_fallback(clock, res);
>> -#else
>> - if (unlikely(ret))
>> - ret = clock_gettime_fallback(clock, &ts);
>> -#endif
>>
>> if (likely(!ret)) {
>> res->tv_sec = ts.tv_sec;
>
> I think you could have a little follow-up patch to remove the if
> statement -- by the time you get here, it's guaranteed that ret == 0.
>

Thanks, I will add a new patch that does that to v2 (with a comment).

> --Andy
>

--
Regards,
Vincenzo

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