Re: [PATCH v3 0/6] Android Binder IPC Fixes

From: Kirill A. Shutemov
Date: Tue Apr 30 2013 - 05:11:04 EST

On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 09:52:34AM +0100, Serban Constantinescu wrote:
> Hi Kirill,
> On 30/04/13 08:31, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> >On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 01:25:49PM +0100, Serban Constantinescu wrote:
> >>The patch set has been successfully tested with a 64bit Linux userspace and
> >>64bit binder unit-tests.
> >>
> >>This patch set has been successfully tested on 32bit platforms(ARMv7 VExpress)
> >>and 64bit platforms(ARMv8 RTSM) running a 32bit Android userspace and an in
> >>kernel binder compat layer.
> >
> >I've tried to replace ugly hack with your patches to be able to boot
> >32-bit userspace on x86-64. It fails. :(
> >
> This patch set fixes the binder interface so that it works on 32/32
> or 64/64 systems and preps the driver for the compat layer - 64bit
> kernel/32bit userspace. As discussed with the Android developers the
> binder compat will live in the userspace.

Does the compat layer already exist or it's a plan?

Kirill A. Shutemov
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