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Date:   Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:16:39 -0400
From:   Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc:     Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, x86@...nel.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Dominik Brodowski <linux@...inikbrodowski.net>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] x86/syscalls: Mark expected switch fall-throughs

On Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:09:44 +0100 (CET)
Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de> wrote:

> > >  1) The third argument of get/set(), i.e. the argument offset, is 0 on all
> > >     call sites. Do we need it at all?  
> > 
> > Probably "maxargs" can be removed too, Steven sent the patches a long ago, see
> > https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20161107212634.529267342@goodmis.org/  
> 
> Indeed. We should resurrect them.
> 
> > >  2) syscall_set_arguments() has been introduced in 2008 and we still have
> > >     no caller. Instead of polishing it, can it be removed completely or are
> > >     there plans to actually use it?  
> > 
> > I think it can die.  
> 
> Good. Removed code is the least buggy code :)
> 
> Gustavo, it would be really appreciated if you could take care of that,
> unless Steven wants to polish his old set up himself. If you have no
> cycles, please let us know.

I still have those patches in my quilt queue. I can polish them up and
resend.

-- Steve

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