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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Eugene Teo <eugeneteo@kernel.sg>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: tidy up follow_hugetlb_page() and get_user_pages()
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 23:47:20 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080211234720.972574ea.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080212052840.GA3942@kernel.sg>

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 13:28:40 +0800 Eugene Teo <eugeneteo@kernel.sg> wrote:

> This patch extends Jonathan Corbet's patch to avoid buffer overflows in
> get_user_pages(). It cleans up follow_hugetlb_page(), and get_user_pages() so
> that it is easier to read. It also makes sure that len and vma are validated.

We'd prefer that the functional change not be bundled with a (large) cleanup, please.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-12  7:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-12  5:28 Eugene Teo
2008-02-12  7:47 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2008-02-12  8:00   ` Eugene Teo
2008-02-12  7:48 ` Eugene Teo

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