[PATCH 3.16.y-ckt 151/165] sparc: semtimedop() unreachable due to comparison error

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Wed Mar 25 14:02:04 UTC 2015

3.16.7-ckt9 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Rob Gardner <rob.gardner at oracle.com>

commit 53eb2516972b8c4628651dfcb926cb9ef8b2864a upstream.

A bug was reported that the semtimedop() system call was always
failing eith ENOSYS.

Since SEMCTL is defined as 3, and SEMTIMEDOP is defined as 4,
the comparison "call <= SEMCTL" will always prevent SEMTIMEDOP
from getting through to the semaphore ops switch statement.

This is corrected by changing the comparison to "call <= SEMTIMEDOP".

Orabug: 20633375

Signed-off-by: Rob Gardner <rob.gardner at oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc_64.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc_64.c b/arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc_64.c
index c85403d0496c..30e7ddb27a3a 100644
--- a/arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc_64.c
+++ b/arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc_64.c
@@ -333,7 +333,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE6(sparc_ipc, unsigned int, call, int, first, unsigned long, second
 	long err;
 	/* No need for backward compatibility. We can start fresh... */
-	if (call <= SEMCTL) {
+	if (call <= SEMTIMEDOP) {
 		switch (call) {
 		case SEMOP:
 			err = sys_semtimedop(first, ptr,

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