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authorDavid Hildenbrand <dahi@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2015-05-11 17:52:08 +0200
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>2015-05-19 08:39:14 +0200
commitb3c395ef5556a6c60f4426cc060f5b7bdcf82d5b (patch)
tree55e89d5396f6a42444f91973ed65884530ad45e9 /arch/avr32
parent9ec23531fd48031d1b6ca5366f5f967d17a8bc28 (diff)
downloadlinux-b3c395ef5556a6c60f4426cc060f5b7bdcf82d5b.tar.gz
mm/uaccess, mm/fault: Clarify that uaccess may only sleep if pagefaults are enabled
In general, non-atomic variants of user access functions must not sleep if pagefaults are disabled. Let's update all relevant comments in uaccess code. This also reflects the might_sleep() checks in might_fault(). Reviewed-and-tested-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Signed-off-by: David Hildenbrand <dahi@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: David.Laight@ACULAB.COM Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: airlied@linux.ie Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org Cc: benh@kernel.crashing.org Cc: bigeasy@linutronix.de Cc: borntraeger@de.ibm.com Cc: daniel.vetter@intel.com Cc: heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com Cc: herbert@gondor.apana.org.au Cc: hocko@suse.cz Cc: hughd@google.com Cc: mst@redhat.com Cc: paulus@samba.org Cc: ralf@linux-mips.org Cc: schwidefsky@de.ibm.com Cc: yang.shi@windriver.com Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1431359540-32227-4-git-send-email-dahi@linux.vnet.ibm.com Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/avr32')
-rw-r--r--arch/avr32/include/asm/uaccess.h12
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/arch/avr32/include/asm/uaccess.h b/arch/avr32/include/asm/uaccess.h
index a46f7cf3e1ea..68cf638faf48 100644
--- a/arch/avr32/include/asm/uaccess.h
+++ b/arch/avr32/include/asm/uaccess.h
@@ -97,7 +97,8 @@ static inline __kernel_size_t __copy_from_user(void *to,
* @x: Value to copy to user space.
* @ptr: Destination address, in user space.
*
- * Context: User context only. This function may sleep.
+ * Context: User context only. This function may sleep if pagefaults are
+ * enabled.
*
* This macro copies a single simple value from kernel space to user
* space. It supports simple types like char and int, but not larger
@@ -116,7 +117,8 @@ static inline __kernel_size_t __copy_from_user(void *to,
* @x: Variable to store result.
* @ptr: Source address, in user space.
*
- * Context: User context only. This function may sleep.
+ * Context: User context only. This function may sleep if pagefaults are
+ * enabled.
*
* This macro copies a single simple variable from user space to kernel
* space. It supports simple types like char and int, but not larger
@@ -136,7 +138,8 @@ static inline __kernel_size_t __copy_from_user(void *to,
* @x: Value to copy to user space.
* @ptr: Destination address, in user space.
*
- * Context: User context only. This function may sleep.
+ * Context: User context only. This function may sleep if pagefaults are
+ * enabled.
*
* This macro copies a single simple value from kernel space to user
* space. It supports simple types like char and int, but not larger
@@ -158,7 +161,8 @@ static inline __kernel_size_t __copy_from_user(void *to,
* @x: Variable to store result.
* @ptr: Source address, in user space.
*
- * Context: User context only. This function may sleep.
+ * Context: User context only. This function may sleep if pagefaults are
+ * enabled.
*
* This macro copies a single simple variable from user space to kernel
* space. It supports simple types like char and int, but not larger