Re: [PATCH 1/9] kernel: add a PF_FORCE_COMPAT flag
From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Sep 18 2020 - 11:16:23 EST
On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 02:58:22PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> Said that, why not provide a variant that would take an explicit
> "is it compat" argument and use it there? And have the normal
> one pass in_compat_syscall() to that...
That would help to not introduce a regression with this series yes.
But it wouldn't fix existing bugs when io_uring is used to access
read or write methods that use in_compat_syscall(). One example that
I recently ran into is drivers/scsi/sg.c.