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Date:   Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:25:49 +0100
From:   Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
To:     Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>
Cc:     Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>,
        David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-mips@...r.kernel.org, linux-parisc@...r.kernel.org,
        linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org, linux-s390@...r.kernel.org,
        sparclinux@...r.kernel.org, linux-block@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-aio@...ck.org, io-uring@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arch@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, keyrings@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/9] fs: remove various compat readv/writev helpers

On Wed, Sep 23, 2020 at 08:05:43AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>  COMPAT_SYSCALL_DEFINE3(readv, compat_ulong_t, fd,
> -		const struct compat_iovec __user *,vec,
> +		const struct iovec __user *, vec,

Um...  Will it even compile?

>  #ifdef __ARCH_WANT_COMPAT_SYS_PREADV64
>  COMPAT_SYSCALL_DEFINE4(preadv64, unsigned long, fd,
> -		const struct compat_iovec __user *,vec,
> +		const struct iovec __user *, vec,

Ditto.  Look into include/linux/compat.h and you'll see

asmlinkage long compat_sys_preadv64(unsigned long fd,
                const struct compat_iovec __user *vec,
                unsigned long vlen, loff_t pos);

How does that manage to avoid the compiler screaming bloody
murder?

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