Commit 4b777587 authored by Arnd Bergmann's avatar Arnd Bergmann Committed by Linus Torvalds
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Introduce compat_u64 and compat_s64 types



One common problem with 32 bit system call and ioctl emulation is the
different alignment rules between i386 and 64 bit machines.  A number of
drivers work around this by marking the compat structures as
'attribute((packed))', which is not the right solution because it breaks
all the non-x86 architectures that want to use the same compat code.

Hopefully, this patch improves the situation, it introduces two new types,
compat_u64 and compat_s64.  These are defined on all architectures to have
the same size and alignment as the 32 bit version of u64 and s64.
Signed-off-by: default avatarArnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Acked-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Vasily Tarasov <vtaras@openvz.org>
Cc: <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent 6d9525b5
......@@ -31,8 +31,10 @@ typedef s32 compat_timer_t;
typedef s32 compat_int_t;
typedef s32 compat_long_t;
typedef s64 __attribute__((aligned(4))) compat_s64;
typedef u32 compat_uint_t;
typedef u32 compat_ulong_t;
typedef u64 __attribute__((aligned(4))) compat_u64;
struct compat_timespec {
compat_time_t tv_sec;
......
......@@ -37,8 +37,10 @@ typedef s32 compat_key_t;
typedef s32 compat_int_t;
typedef s32 compat_long_t;
typedef s64 compat_s64;
typedef u32 compat_uint_t;
typedef u32 compat_ulong_t;
typedef u64 compat_u64;
struct compat_timespec {
compat_time_t tv_sec;
......
......@@ -31,8 +31,10 @@ typedef s32 compat_timer_t;
typedef s32 compat_int_t;
typedef s32 compat_long_t;
typedef s64 compat_s64;
typedef u32 compat_uint_t;
typedef u32 compat_ulong_t;
typedef u64 compat_u64;
struct compat_timespec {
compat_time_t tv_sec;
......
......@@ -33,8 +33,10 @@ typedef s32 compat_timer_t;
typedef s32 compat_int_t;
typedef s32 compat_long_t;
typedef s64 compat_s64;
typedef u32 compat_uint_t;
typedef u32 compat_ulong_t;
typedef u64 compat_u64;
struct compat_timespec {
compat_time_t tv_sec;
......
......@@ -60,8 +60,10 @@ typedef s32 compat_timer_t;
typedef s32 compat_int_t;
typedef s32 compat_long_t;
typedef s64 compat_s64;
typedef u32 compat_uint_t;
typedef u32 compat_ulong_t;
typedef u64 compat_u64;
struct compat_timespec {
compat_time_t tv_sec;
......
......@@ -31,8 +31,10 @@ typedef s32 compat_timer_t;
typedef s32 compat_int_t;
typedef s32 compat_long_t;
typedef s64 compat_s64;
typedef u32 compat_uint_t;
typedef u32 compat_ulong_t;
typedef u64 compat_u64;
struct compat_timespec {
compat_time_t tv_sec;
......
......@@ -33,8 +33,10 @@ typedef s32 compat_key_t;
typedef s32 compat_int_t;
typedef s32 compat_long_t;
typedef s64 __attribute__((aligned(4))) compat_s64;
typedef u32 compat_uint_t;
typedef u32 compat_ulong_t;
typedef u64 __attribute__((aligned(4))) compat_u64;
struct compat_timespec {
compat_time_t tv_sec;
......
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