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Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:59:58 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
To: Peter Maydell <>
Cc: QEMU Developers <>,,,
	Stefan Kristiansson <>,
	"Edgar E. Iglesias" <>
Subject: Re: Re: [Qemu-devel] Bogus struct stat64 for qemu-microblaze
 (user emulation)?

On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:36:23AM +0100, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On 16 July 2014 05:02, Rich Felker <> wrote:
> > The qemu-microblaze definition of struct stat64 seems to mismatch the
> > kernel definition, which is using asm-generic/stat.h. See:
> >
> >;a=blob;f=linux-user/syscall_defs.h;h=c9e6323905486452f518102bf40ba73143c9d601;hb=HEAD#l1469
> >;a=blob;f=linux-user/syscall.c;h=a50229d0d72fc68966515fcf2bc308b833a3c032;hb=HEAD#l4949
> >
> > This seems to be causing a truncated-to-32-bit inode number to be
> > stored in the location where st_ino should reside, and a spurious copy
> > of the inode number to be written in a unused slot at the end of the
> > structure.
> Sounds quite plausible -- we've had issues with other archs
> not having correct stat struct definitions in QEMU. I don't
> suppose anybody's done much testing of the microblaze
> linux-user code.

The bug seems to have been introduced here.;a=commitdiff;h=a523eb06ec3fb2f4f4f4d362bb23704811d11379

I'm CC'ing the author/committer in case he has any input on why he did

> > Is my analysis correct? Stefan Kristiansson and I found this while
> > working on the or1k port of musl libc, where it seems our structure
> > for the existing microblaze port is wrongly aligned with the qemu
> > definition rather than the definition the real kernel is using. Before
> > I try correcting this on our side, I want to make sure we're working
> > with the right version.
> I would definitely trust the kernel definition, not QEMU's!



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