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Date:	Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:57:10 -0500
From:	Pranith Kumar <bobby.prani@...il.com>
To:	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
Cc:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>,
	Anton Blanchard <anton@...ba.org>,
	David Herrmann <dh.herrmann@...il.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Fabian Frederick <fabf@...net.be>,
	"open list:LINUX FOR POWERPC..." <linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Wire up sys_execveat() syscall

On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 4:56 AM, Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au> wrote:
> Hi Pranith,
>
> On Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:47:18 -0500 Pranith Kumar <bobby.prani@...il.com> wrote:
>>
>> Wire up sys_execveat(). This passes the selftests for the system call.
>
> Thanks for this, but ...
>
>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h
>> index ce9577d..778844a 100644
>> --- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h
>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h
>> @@ -366,3 +366,4 @@ SYSCALL_SPU(seccomp)
>>  SYSCALL_SPU(getrandom)
>>  SYSCALL_SPU(memfd_create)
>>  SYSCALL_SPU(bpf)
>> +SYSCALL_SPU(execveat)
>
> Given that it passes pointers into the kernel and looking at the execve
> system call, I assume that it should be COMPAT_SYS().
>

Yes, you are right. I will send in an updated patch. Thanks!
-- 
Pranith
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