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Date:   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:16:38 +0100
From:   Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
To:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
Cc:     linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, y2038@...ts.linaro.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, linux-ppp@...r.kernel.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 04/26] compat_ioctl: move PPPIOCSCOMPRESS32 to
 ppp-generic.c

On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 10:19:42PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> +#ifdef CONFIG_COMPAT
> +struct ppp_option_data32 {
> +	compat_caddr_t	ptr;

Huh?  compat_uptr_t, surely?  I realize that compat_ioctl.c is bogus
that way right now, but let's not spread that crap into the places
where it's harder to find...

>  	err = -EFAULT;
> -	if (copy_from_user(&data, (void __user *) arg, sizeof(data)))
> -		goto out;
> +#ifdef CONFIG_COMPAT
> +	if (compat) {
> +		struct ppp_option_data32 data32;
> +
> +		if (copy_from_user(&data32, (void __user *) arg,
> +				   sizeof(data32)))
> +			goto out;
> +
> +		data.ptr = compat_ptr(data32.ptr);
> +		data.length = data32.length;
> +		data.transmit = data32.transmit;
> +	} else
> +#endif
> +	{
> +		if (copy_from_user(&data, (void __user *) arg, sizeof(data)))
> +			goto out;
> +	}

*UGH*

Do that in caller, please.  And sod the flag argument...

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