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Date:	Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:27:36 -0800
From:	Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>
To:	Dave Hansen <dave@...1.net>
Cc:	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, X86 ML <x86@...nel.org>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...ux.intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86, mpx: explicitly disable 32-bit MPX support on
 64-bit kernels

On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 12:21 PM, Dave Hansen <dave@...1.net> wrote:
> On 12/22/2014 12:17 PM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>>> >         /*
>>> > +        * 32-bit binaries on 64-bit kernels are currently
>>> > +        * unsupported.
>>> > +        */
>>> > +       if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_X86_64) && test_thread_flag(TIF_IA32))
>>> > +               return MPX_INVALID_BOUNDS_DIR;
>> Should this check mm->ia32_compat instead?
>
> set_personality_64bit/ia32() seem to make that and TIF_IA32 awfully
> equivalent.  Is there a specific reason for wanting it done this way?

My general desire to remove various bogus TIF_IA32 references.  But
this is only temporary, so I don't really care.

--Andy

-- 
Andy Lutomirski
AMA Capital Management, LLC
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