Re: Fix asm constraint in put_user

From: David Mosberger-Tang <David.Mosberger_at_acm.org>
Date: 2005-11-22 03:08:42
If memory services, you should use the "o" constraint instead.  Note
that there is no "memory" clobber, so if you change from "m" to "r"
constraint, GCC won't know that the location at "addr" is being stored
to.

  --david

On 11/21/05, Andreas Schwab <schwab@suse.de> wrote:
> The st insn on the ia64 does not allow the post-increment to come from a
> register (only ld does).  Thus the "m" constraint is not suitable for the
> asm statement in __put_user_size.
>
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Schwab <schwab@suse.de>
>
> --- linux-2.6.14/include/asm-ia64/uaccess.h.~1~ 2005-10-28 02:02:08.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-2.6.14/include/asm-ia64/uaccess.h     2005-11-20 18:15:46.559296784 +0100
> @@ -154,10 +154,10 @@ do {                                                                                              \
>  # define __put_user_size(val, addr, n, err)                                                    \
>  do {                                                                                           \
>         register long __pu_r8 asm ("r8") = 0;                                                   \
> -       asm volatile ("\n[1:]\tst"#n" %1=%r2%P1\t// %0 gets overwritten by exception handler\n" \
> +       asm volatile ("\n[1:]\tst"#n" [%1]=%r2\t// %0 gets overwritten by exception handler\n"  \
>                       "\t.xdata4 \"__ex_table\", 1b-., 1f-.\n"                                  \
>                       "[1:]"                                                                    \
> -                     : "=r"(__pu_r8) : "m"(__m(addr)), "rO"(val), "0"(__pu_r8));               \
> +                     : "=r"(__pu_r8) : "r"(addr), "rO"(val), "0"(__pu_r8));            \
>         (err) = __pu_r8;                                                                        \
>  } while (0)
>
>
> Andreas.
>
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