Re: [PATCH 2/5] exec: introduce "bool compat" argument
From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Sat Feb 26 2011 - 07:46:12 EST
On 02/25, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 9:52 AM, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > No functional changes, preparation to simplify the review.
> I think this is wrong.
> If you introduce the "bool compat" thing, you should also change the
> type of the argument pointers to some opaque type at the same time.
> It's no longer really a
> const char __user *const __user *
> pointer at that point. Trying to claim it is, is just wrong. The type
> suddently becomes conditional on that 'compat' variable.
Yes, this is true.
And I agree this could be done in more clean way, just we need more
changed. Please see the next email.
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