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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 00:58:23 +0000
From:   Al Viro <>
To:     Willem de Bruijn <>
        Willem de Bruijn <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] fs: deduplicate compat logic

On Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 07:30:11PM -0500, Willem de Bruijn wrote:
> From: Willem de Bruijn <>
> Use in_compat_syscall() to differentiate compat handling exactly
> where needed, including in nested function calls. Then remove
> duplicated code in callers.

IMO it's a bad idea.  Use of in_compat_syscall() is hard to avoid
in some cases, but let's not use it without a good reason.  It
makes the code harder to reason about.

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