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Date:   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:28:14 +0300
From:   "Dmitry V. Levin" <ldv@...linux.org>
To:     Lauro Ramos Venancio <lauro.venancio@...nbossa.org>,
        Aloisio Almeida Jr <aloisio.almeida@...nbossa.org>,
        Samuel Ortiz <sameo@...ux.intel.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Cc:     linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, x86@...nel.org,
        linux-mips@...ux-mips.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] uapi: fix definition of struct sockaddr_nfc_llcp on x32 and mips n32

On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 09:15:33PM +0300, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
> Replace size_t with __kernel_size_t to fix definition of struct
> sockaddr_nfc_llcp on architectures like x32 and mips n32 where
> sizeof(size_t) < sizeof(__kernel_size_t).
> 
> This also fixes the following linux/nfc.h userspace compilation error:
> 
> /usr/include/linux/nfc.h:279:2: error: unknown type name 'size_t'
>   size_t service_name_len;
> 
> Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@...linux.org>
> ---
>  include/uapi/linux/nfc.h | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/nfc.h b/include/uapi/linux/nfc.h
> index 399f39f..f8ccc12 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/nfc.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/nfc.h
> @@ -276,7 +276,7 @@ struct sockaddr_nfc_llcp {
>  	__u8 dsap; /* Destination SAP, if known */
>  	__u8 ssap; /* Source SAP to be bound to */
>  	char service_name[NFC_LLCP_MAX_SERVICE_NAME]; /* Service name URI */;
> -	size_t service_name_len;
> +	__kernel_size_t service_name_len;
>  };
>  
>  /* NFC socket protocols */

Unfortunately, this is not the right fix for the problem.

It was definitely a bad idea to use architecture dependent types
in the definition of struct sockaddr_nfc_llcp.  Somebody will have
to implement a compat layer to make it work properly with x86, x32,
and other compat personalities.


-- 
ldv

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