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From: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	x86@kernel.org, Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>,
	Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-arch@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: remove the last set_fs() in common code, and remove it for x86 and powerpc v3
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2020 15:28:03 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200903142803.GM1236603@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200903142242.925828-1-hch@lst.de>

On Thu, Sep 03, 2020 at 04:22:28PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> Besides x86 and powerpc I plan to eventually convert all other
> architectures, although this will be a slow process, starting with the
> easier ones once the infrastructure is merged.  The process to convert
> architectures is roughtly:
> 
>  (1) ensure there is no set_fs(KERNEL_DS) left in arch specific code
>  (2) implement __get_kernel_nofault and __put_kernel_nofault
>  (3) remove the arch specific address limitation functionality

The one to really watch out for is sparc; I have something in that
direction, will resurrect as soon as I'm done with eventpoll analysis...

I can live with this series; do you want that in vfs.git#for-next?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-03 14:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 58+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-03 14:22 Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 01/14] proc: remove a level of indentation in proc_get_inode Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 02/14] proc: cleanup the compat vs no compat file ops Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 03/14] proc: add a read_iter method to proc proc_ops Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 04/14] sysctl: Convert to iter interfaces Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 05/14] fs: don't allow kernel reads and writes without iter ops Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-01 22:38   ` Eric Biggers
2020-10-01 22:40     ` Al Viro
2020-10-02 16:27       ` Linus Torvalds
2020-10-09 22:06         ` Eric Biggers
2020-10-10  1:03           ` Linus Torvalds
2020-10-10  1:19             ` Eric Biggers
2020-10-10  1:29               ` Linus Torvalds
2020-10-10  1:55                 ` Alexander Viro
2020-10-14  5:51                   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 06/14] fs: don't allow splice read/write without explicit ops Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 07/14] uaccess: add infrastructure for kernel builds with set_fs() Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 08/14] test_bitmap: remove user bitmap tests Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 09/14] lkdtm: remove set_fs-based tests Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 10/14] x86: move PAGE_OFFSET, TASK_SIZE & friends to page_{32,64}_types.h Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 11/14] x86: make TASK_SIZE_MAX usable from assembly code Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 12/14] x86: remove address space overrides using set_fs() Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 21:30   ` David Laight
2020-09-03 23:25     ` Linus Torvalds
2020-09-04  7:59       ` David Laight
2020-09-04  2:55   ` Al Viro
2020-09-04  4:41     ` Al Viro
2020-09-04  6:38     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-04  7:47       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 13/14] powerpc: use non-set_fs based maccess routines Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:22 ` [PATCH 14/14] powerpc: remove address space overrides using set_fs() Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 15:43   ` Christophe Leroy
2020-09-03 15:49     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 15:56       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 16:03         ` Christophe Leroy
2020-09-03 14:28 ` Al Viro [this message]
2020-09-03 14:30   ` remove the last set_fs() in common code, and remove it for x86 and powerpc v3 Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-03 14:36     ` Al Viro
2020-09-03 14:40       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-09 17:31   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-09-09 18:40     ` Segher Boessenkool
2020-09-09 21:33       ` Linus Torvalds
2020-09-10  8:04         ` David Laight
2020-09-10  8:13           ` Christophe Leroy
2020-09-10  9:26             ` David Laight
2020-09-10 12:26               ` David Laight
2020-09-10 15:20                 ` Segher Boessenkool
2020-09-10 15:31                   ` David Laight
2020-09-10 17:15                     ` Segher Boessenkool
2020-09-10 15:16               ` Segher Boessenkool
2020-09-10 15:44         ` Segher Boessenkool
2020-09-03 15:49 ` Linus Torvalds
2020-09-04  6:00 ` Ingo Molnar
2020-09-04 17:58   ` Alexey Dobriyan
2020-09-04 18:42     ` Linus Torvalds
2020-09-04 21:01     ` David Laight
2020-09-05  7:16       ` Christophe Leroy
2020-09-05 10:13         ` David Laight

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