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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/11] fs: add new read_uptr and write_uptr file operations
On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 11:36 AM Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:
> Having resurrect my work there really are tons of int cases. Which
> makes me thing that splitting out a setsockopt_int method which gets
> passed value instead of a pointer, then converting all the simple cases
> to that first and then doing the real shit later sounds like a promіsing
> idea.

Try my hacky patch first, and just change the code that does

if (get_user(val, (int __user *)optval)) {
err = -EFAULT;

to do

val = *(int *)optval;

In fact, that pattern seems to be so common that you can probably
almost do it with a sed-script or something.


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