Re: [PATCH 04/11] iov_iter: explicitly check for CHECK_IOVEC_ONLY in rw_copy_check_uvector
From: Al Viro
Date: Mon Sep 21 2020 - 11:07:54 EST
On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 04:34:27PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Explicitly check for the magic value insted of implicitly relying on
> its numeric representation. Also drop the rather pointless unlikely
See above - I would rather have CHECK_IOVEC_ONLY gone.
The reason for doing these access_ok() in the same loop is fairly weak,
especially since you are checking type on each iteration. Might as
well do that in a separate loop afterwards.