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Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:22:53 -0700
From: nadav.amit@...il.com
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	x86@...nel.org,
	hpa@...or.com,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Nadav Amit <nadav.amit@...il.com>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...ux.intel.com>,
	linux_dti@...oud.com,
	linux-integrity@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org,
	kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com,
	linux-mm@...ck.org,
	will.deacon@....com,
	ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org,
	kristen@...ux.intel.com,
	deneen.t.dock@...el.com,
	Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@...el.com>,
	Nadav Amit <namit@...are.com>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>,
	Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH v6 14/24] x86/alternative: Remove the return value of text_poke_*()

From: Nadav Amit <namit@...are.com>

The return value of text_poke_early() and text_poke_bp() is useless.
Remove it.

Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>
Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@...radead.org>
Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <namit@...are.com>
Signed-off-by: Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@...el.com>
---
 arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h |  4 ++--
 arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c        | 11 ++++-------
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h
index a75eed841eed..c90678fd391a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/text-patching.h
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ static inline void apply_paravirt(struct paravirt_patch_site *start,
 #define __parainstructions_end	NULL
 #endif
 
-extern void *text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
+extern void text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
 
 /*
  * Clear and restore the kernel write-protection flag on the local CPU.
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ extern void *text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
 extern void *text_poke(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
 extern void *text_poke_kgdb(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
 extern int poke_int3_handler(struct pt_regs *regs);
-extern void *text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler);
+extern void text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler);
 extern int after_bootmem;
 extern __ro_after_init struct mm_struct *poking_mm;
 extern __ro_after_init unsigned long poking_addr;
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c b/arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c
index 3d2b6b6fb20c..18f959975ea0 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c
@@ -265,7 +265,7 @@ static void __init_or_module add_nops(void *insns, unsigned int len)
 
 extern struct alt_instr __alt_instructions[], __alt_instructions_end[];
 extern s32 __smp_locks[], __smp_locks_end[];
-void *text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
+void text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len);
 
 /*
  * Are we looking at a near JMP with a 1 or 4-byte displacement.
@@ -667,8 +667,8 @@ void __init alternative_instructions(void)
  * instructions. And on the local CPU you need to be protected again NMI or MCE
  * handlers seeing an inconsistent instruction while you patch.
  */
-void *__init_or_module text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode,
-				       size_t len)
+void __init_or_module text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode,
+				      size_t len)
 {
 	unsigned long flags;
 
@@ -691,7 +691,6 @@ void *__init_or_module text_poke_early(void *addr, const void *opcode,
 		 * that causes hangs on some VIA CPUs.
 		 */
 	}
-	return addr;
 }
 
 __ro_after_init struct mm_struct *poking_mm;
@@ -893,7 +892,7 @@ NOKPROBE_SYMBOL(poke_int3_handler);
  *	  replacing opcode
  *	- sync cores
  */
-void *text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler)
+void text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler)
 {
 	unsigned char int3 = 0xcc;
 
@@ -935,7 +934,5 @@ void *text_poke_bp(void *addr, const void *opcode, size_t len, void *handler)
 	 * the writing of the new instruction.
 	 */
 	bp_patching_in_progress = false;
-
-	return addr;
 }
 
-- 
2.17.1

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