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Re: mips64 _access_ok fix

To: ralf@linux-mips.org
Subject: Re: mips64 _access_ok fix
From: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 09:34:06 +0900 (JST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20030911141629.GB15365@linux-mips.org>
Organization: TOSHIBA Personal Computer System Corporation
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References: <20030911.124350.41627177.nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp> <20030911.134323.03974731.nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp> <20030911141629.GB15365@linux-mips.org>
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>>>>> On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 16:16:29 +0200, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> 
>>>>> said:
>> I know this fix is not complete.  __access_ok(0, 0, __access_mask)
>> will return 0.

ralf> That behaviour of __access_ok() is actually ok;

Then could you apply the patch?  I think the fix is needed for 64bit
native mount syscall (which try to read variable length string
parameters from user stack).
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Atsushi Nemoto

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