[libc-dev] Linux powerpc new system call instruction and ABI
Matheus Castanho via libc-dev
libc-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon May 24 05:11:13 PDT 2021
Dmitry V. Levin <ldv at altlinux.org> writes:
> On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 05:00:36PM -0300, Matheus Castanho wrote:
>> Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat.com> writes:
>> > * Matheus Castanho via Libc-alpha:
>> >> From: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin at gmail.com>
>> >> Subject: [PATCH 1/1] powerpc: Fix handling of scv return error codes
>> >> When using scv on templated ASM syscalls, current code interprets any
>> >> negative return value as error, but the only valid error codes are in
>> >> the range -4095..-1 according to the ABI.
>> >> Reviewed-by: Matheus Castanho <msc at linux.ibm.com>
>> > Please reference bug 27892 in the commit message. I'd also appreciate a
>> > backport to the 2.33 release branch (where you need to add NEWS manually
>> > to add the bug reference).
>> No problem. [BZ #27892] appended to the commit title. I'll make sure to
>> backport to 2.33 as well.
> Could you also mention in the commit message that the change fixes
> 'signal.gen.test' strace test where it was observed initially?
Sure, no problem. I'll commit it later today.
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