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Re: Bug in __copy_user

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Bug in __copy_user
From: "Gleb O. Raiko" <raiko@niisi.msk.ru>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 20:05:04 +0400
Cc: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>, "linux-mips@oss.sgi.com" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
Organization: NIISI RAN
References: <3D1729F3.7241A74A@mips.com> <3D17376B.59333E27@niisi.msk.ru> <20020624173954.A1109@dea.linux-mips.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 
> Gleb,
> 
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 07:14:51PM +0400, Gleb O. Raiko wrote:
> 
> > This patch also solves the problem for mips in 2.4/2.5 kernel. My
> > question was about the patch for mips64 and mips in 2.2 kernel.
> >
> > Shall memcpy.S from 2.4/2.5 be backported to 2.2 and mips64?
> 
> I think that would be the prefered solution as it'll be easier to maintain.
> 
> I've not received any 2.2 patches in a very long, long time - anybody
> actually still using it?

Yes, I am still using 2.2. Considering pathes, I've got patches for r3k,
which doesn't work with a standard 2.2 kernel. But those patches are
backports from 2.4. So, I don't think they shall be applied. From other
hand, I don't plan develop 'normal' patches for 2.2.

Regards,
Gleb.

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