ACK/Cmnt: [SRU B/D/E/F/U 0/1] Fix seccomp_bpf on powerpc

Andrea Righi andrea.righi at
Wed Jul 1 07:09:17 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 02:06:06PM -0300, Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo wrote:
> BugLink:
> The patch has just been submitted upstream, still pending review.

Maybe we include this link in the patches:

> [Impact]
> seccomp_bpf test fails on powerpc and ends up being disabled on some series, or
> causing engineers to waste their time verifying the same failures are the only
> ones we see every kernel release.
> [Test case]
> Run the test and notice there are no more failures.
> [Regression potential]
> We may break the test on different architectures. That doesn't break users,
> though, as the changes are only on tests. It has been tested at least on
> ppc64el and amd64.

The code makes sense to me and the impact of the change is very
isolated, considering that it affects only the kernel tests. It has been
also tested on ppc64el and amd64, so:

Acked-by: Andrea Righi <andrea.righi at>

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