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Date:	Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:21:54 -0700
From:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>
Cc:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>,
	Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
	"the arch/x86 maintainers" <x86@...nel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] x86_64,signal: Remove 'fs' and 'gs' from sigcontext

On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 9:29 AM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net> wrote:
> As far as I can tell, these fields have been set to zero on save and
> ignored on restore since Linux was imported into git.  Rename them
> '__pad1' and '__pad2' to avoid confusion and to allow them to be
> recycled some day.

Shouldn't we actually try to save/restore gs/fs properly? Admittedly,
changing them in the signal handler would be insane, but still.. See
our context switching code  with the whole segment selector vs base
save/restore code. Hmm?

            Linus
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