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Date:   Tue, 21 Jul 2020 09:38:23 +0000
From:   David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>
To:     'Christoph Hellwig' <hch@....de>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
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        Alexey Kuznetsov <kuznet@....inr.ac.ru>,
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        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
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Subject: RE: get rid of the address_space override in setsockopt

From: Christoph Hellwig
> Sent: 20 July 2020 13:47
>
> setsockopt is the last place in architecture-independ code that still
> uses set_fs to force the uaccess routines to operate on kernel pointers.
> 
> This series adds a new sockptr_t type that can contained either a kernel
> or user pointer, and which has accessors that do the right thing, and
> then uses it for setsockopt, starting by refactoring some low-level
> helpers and moving them over to it before finally doing the main
> setsockopt method.

Are you planning to make the equivalent change to getsockopt()?
Having mismatched interfaces would be very strange.

	David

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