Re: [PATCH] Use __kernel_long_t in struct mq_attr

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Dec 26 2013 - 12:53:30 EST

On 12/26/2013 07:54 AM, H.J. Lu wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 08:58:34AM -0800, H.J. Lu wrote:
>> Both x32 and x86-64 use the same struct mq_attr for system calls. But
>> x32 long is 32-bit. This patch replaces long with __kernel_long_t in
>> struct mq_attr.
> Here is the updated patch which uses __kernel_long_t only if
> __BITS_PER_LONG == 64.

That seems wrong in multiple ways... not only does it add more clutter,
but it would seem to give the wrong types when __BITS_PER_LONG in
userspace is 32.


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