Re: [PATCH RFC][try 2] IA64 signal : remove redundant code in setup_sigcontext()

From: Matthew Wilcox <matthew_at_wil.cx>
Date: 2007-11-22 14:32:49
On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 11:15:55AM +0800, Shi Weihua wrote:
> This patch removes some redundant code in the function setup_sigcontext().
> 
> The registers ar.ccv,b7,r14,ar.csd,ar.ssd,r2-r3 and r16-r31 are not restored 
> in restore_sigcontext() when (flags & IA64_SC_FLAG_IN_SYSCALL) is true. 
> So we don't need to zero those variables in setup_sigcontext().

Erm, couldn't those registers contain information the process shouldn't
see?

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