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Date:   Thu, 22 Jul 2021 15:02:09 +0200
From:   Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>
To:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...nel.org>
Cc:     linux-arch@...r.kernel.org, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <James.Bottomley@...senPartnership.com>,
        Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        Anton Ivanov <anton.ivanov@...bridgegreys.com>,
        Brian Cain <bcain@...eaurora.org>,
        Chris Zankel <chris@...kel.net>,
        Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...ibm.com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>, Guo Ren <guoren@...nel.org>,
        Heiko Carstens <hca@...ux.ibm.com>,
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        Max Filippov <jcmvbkbc@...il.com>,
        Michal Simek <monstr@...str.eu>,
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        Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 7/9] asm-generic: uaccess: remove inline
 strncpy_from_user/strnlen_user

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 02:48:12PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> 
> The inline version is used on three NOMMU architectures and is
> particularly inefficient when it scans the string one byte at a time
> twice. It also lacks a check for user_addr_max(), but this is
> probably ok on NOMMU targets.
> 
> Consolidate the asm-generic implementation with the library version
> that is used everywhere else.  This version is generalized enough to
> work efficiently on both MMU and NOMMU targets, and using the
> same code everywhere reduces the potential for subtle bugs.
> 
> Reviewed-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
> Acked-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>

Looks good,

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>

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