Re: [PATCH v3 1/3] net: rework SIOCGSTAMP ioctl handling

From: Willem de Bruijn
Date: Wed Apr 17 2019 - 17:57:25 EST

On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 4:54 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The SIOCGSTAMP/SIOCGSTAMPNS ioctl commands are implemented by many
> socket protocol handlers, and all of those end up calling the same
> sock_get_timestamp()/sock_get_timestampns() helper functions, which
> results in a lot of duplicate code.
> With the introduction of 64-bit time_t on 32-bit architectures, this
> gets worse, as we then need four different ioctl commands in each
> socket protocol implementation.
> To simplify that, let's add a new .gettstamp() operation in
> struct proto_ops, and move ioctl implementation into the common
> sock_ioctl()/compat_sock_ioctl_trans() functions that these all go
> through.
> We can reuse the sock_get_timestamp() implementation, but generalize
> it so it can deal with both native and compat mode, as well as
> timeval and timespec structures.
> Acked-by: Stefan Schmidt <stefan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Neil Horman <nhorman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Marc Kleine-Budde <mkl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Link:
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Willem de Bruijn <willemb@xxxxxxxxxx>