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http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9930927f36ac3e39ffa674dc23ef06f13c39cef7
Commit:     9930927f36ac3e39ffa674dc23ef06f13c39cef7
Parent:     e419190683cdeeda9be69af1dbc77031478559af
Author:     Harvey Harrison <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Wed Jan 30 13:32:14 2008 +0100
Committer:  Ingo Molnar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Wed Jan 30 13:32:14 2008 +0100

    x86: introduce REX prefix helper for kprobes
    
    Fold some small ifdefs into a helper function.
    
    Signed-off-by: Harvey Harrison <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/kprobes.c |   27 +++++++++++++++++++--------
 1 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes.c
index 4e33329..b1804e4 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes.c
@@ -171,6 +171,19 @@ static void __kprobes set_jmp_op(void *from, void *to)
 }
 
 /*
+ * Check for the REX prefix which can only exist on X86_64
+ * X86_32 always returns 0
+ */
+static int __kprobes is_REX_prefix(kprobe_opcode_t *insn)
+{
+#ifdef CONFIG_X86_64
+       if ((*insn & 0xf0) == 0x40)
+               return 1;
+#endif
+       return 0;
+}
+
+/*
  * Returns non-zero if opcode is boostable.
  * RIP relative instructions are adjusted at copying time in 64 bits mode
  */
@@ -239,14 +252,14 @@ static int __kprobes is_IF_modifier(kprobe_opcode_t *insn)
        case 0x9d:              /* popf/popfd */
                return 1;
        }
-#ifdef CONFIG_X86_64
+
        /*
-        * on 64 bit x86, 0x40-0x4f are prefixes so we need to look
+        * on X86_64, 0x40-0x4f are REX prefixes so we need to look
         * at the next byte instead.. but of course not recurse infinitely
         */
-       if (*insn  >= 0x40 && *insn <= 0x4f)
+       if (is_REX_prefix(insn))
                return is_IF_modifier(++insn);
-#endif
+
        return 0;
 }
 
@@ -284,7 +297,7 @@ static void __kprobes fix_riprel(struct kprobe *p)
        }
 
        /* Skip REX instruction prefix.  */
-       if ((*insn & 0xf0) == 0x40)
+       if (is_REX_prefix(insn))
                ++insn;
 
        if (*insn == 0x0f) {
@@ -748,11 +761,9 @@ static void __kprobes resume_execution(struct kprobe *p,
        unsigned long orig_ip = (unsigned long)p->addr;
        kprobe_opcode_t *insn = p->ainsn.insn;
 
-#ifdef CONFIG_X86_64
        /*skip the REX prefix*/
-       if (*insn >= 0x40 && *insn <= 0x4f)
+       if (is_REX_prefix(insn))
                insn++;
-#endif
 
        regs->flags &= ~X86_EFLAGS_TF;
        switch (*insn) {
-
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