author Jesper Juhl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Wed, 07 Sep 2005 05:17:50 -0700
committer Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Thu, 08 Sep 2005 06:57:35 -0700
[PATCH] remove verify_area(): remove or edit references to verify_area in
Remove (or edit) remaining references to the now dead verify_area() function
from files in Documentation/.
Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Documentation/cdrom/sonycd535 | 3 ++-
Documentation/exception.txt | 2 +-
Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt | 8 --------
3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/cdrom/sonycd535 b/Documentation/cdrom/sonycd535
@@ -68,7 +68,8 @@ it a better device citizen. Further tha
Porfiri Claudio <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> for patches
to make the driver work with the older CDU-510/515 series, and
Heiko Eissfeldt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> for pointing out that
-the verify_area() checks were ignoring the results of said checks.
+the verify_area() checks were ignoring the results of said checks
+(note: verify_area() has since been replaced by access_ok()).
(Acknowledgments from Ron Jeppesen in the 0.3 release:)
Thanks to Corey Minyard who wrote the original CDU-31A driver on which
diff --git a/Documentation/exception.txt b/Documentation/exception.txt
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ To protect itself the kernel has to veri
In older versions of Linux this was done with the
int verify_area(int type, const void * addr, unsigned long size)
+function (which has since been replaced by access_ok()).
This function verified that the memory area starting at address
addr and of size size was accessible for the operation specified
diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -66,14 +66,6 @@ Who: Paul E. McKenney <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
-What: remove verify_area()
-When: July 2006
-Files: Various uaccess.h headers.
-Why: Deprecated and redundant. access_ok() should be used instead.
-Who: Jesper Juhl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
What: IEEE1394 Audio and Music Data Transmission Protocol driver,
Connection Management Procedures driver
When: November 2005
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