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authorChristoph Hellwig <>2020-09-25 06:51:41 +0200
committerAl Viro <>2020-10-03 00:02:13 -0400
commit89cd35c58bc2e36bfdc23dde67a429b08cf4ae03 (patch)
tree540a413bab63b20e24dba2dece0044277bb778a1 /security
parentbfdc59701d6d100c99c3b987bcffd1c204e393c8 (diff)
iov_iter: transparently handle compat iovecs in import_iovec
Use in compat_syscall to import either native or the compat iovecs, and remove the now superflous compat_import_iovec. This removes the need for special compat logic in most callers, and the remaining ones can still be simplified by using __import_iovec with a bool compat parameter. Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <>
Diffstat (limited to 'security')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/security/keys/compat.c b/security/keys/compat.c
index 6ee9d8f6a4a5..7ae531db031c 100644
--- a/security/keys/compat.c
+++ b/security/keys/compat.c
@@ -33,9 +33,8 @@ static long compat_keyctl_instantiate_key_iov(
if (!_payload_iov)
ioc = 0;
- ret = compat_import_iovec(WRITE, _payload_iov, ioc,
- ARRAY_SIZE(iovstack), &iov,
- &from);
+ ret = import_iovec(WRITE, (const struct iovec __user *)_payload_iov,
+ ioc, ARRAY_SIZE(iovstack), &iov, &from);
if (ret < 0)
return ret;