[tip:x86/asm] perf/x86/64: Do report user_regs-> cx while we are in syscall, in get_regs_user()

From: tip-bot for Denys Vlasenko
Date: Sun Apr 12 2015 - 13:26:54 EST

Commit-ID: 5df71b396b2d1fdd9d9f5a33e2eda5dc27c5632d
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/5df71b396b2d1fdd9d9f5a33e2eda5dc27c5632d
Author: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@xxxxxxxxxx>
AuthorDate: Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:06:57 +0200
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
CommitDate: Sat, 11 Apr 2015 13:08:53 +0200

perf/x86/64: Do report user_regs->cx while we are in syscall, in get_regs_user()

Yes, it is true that cx contains return address.
It's not clear why we trash it.
Stop doing that.

Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@xxxxxxxxx>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1428671219-29341-2-git-send-email-dvlasenk@xxxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
arch/x86/kernel/perf_regs.c | 2 --
1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/perf_regs.c b/arch/x86/kernel/perf_regs.c
index 7ab198a..a8d4e48 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/perf_regs.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/perf_regs.c
@@ -177,8 +177,6 @@ void perf_get_regs_user(struct perf_regs *regs_user,
* than just blindly copying user_regs.
regs_user->abi = PERF_SAMPLE_REGS_ABI_64;
- /* usually contains return address (same as ->ip) */
- regs_user_copy->cx = -1;
} else {
/* We're probably in an interrupt or exception. */
regs_user->abi = user_64bit_mode(user_regs) ?
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