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Date:   Wed, 22 May 2019 11:41:03 +0100
From:   Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>
To:     Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@...gle.com>
Cc:     linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
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        Yishai Hadas <yishaih@...lanox.com>,
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        Szabolcs Nagy <Szabolcs.Nagy@....com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v15 03/17] lib, arm64: untag user pointers in strn*_user

On Mon, May 06, 2019 at 06:30:49PM +0200, Andrey Konovalov wrote:
> This patch is a part of a series that extends arm64 kernel ABI to allow to
> pass tagged user pointers (with the top byte set to something else other
> than 0x00) as syscall arguments.
> 
> strncpy_from_user and strnlen_user accept user addresses as arguments, and
> do not go through the same path as copy_from_user and others, so here we
> need to handle the case of tagged user addresses separately.
> 
> Untag user pointers passed to these functions.
> 
> Note, that this patch only temporarily untags the pointers to perform
> validity checks, but then uses them as is to perform user memory accesses.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@...gle.com>

Just to keep track of where I am with the reviews while the ABI
discussion continues:

Reviewed-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>

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