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    SubjectRe: STREAMS: interface versus implementation
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    alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox) writes:

    > getmsg and putmsg now are syscalls. Zach proposes user space emulation.
    > If the glibc uses the user space stuff it wont be able to make the syscall
    > version

    No, it is possible. If you have a putmsg syscall wrapper is libfoo.so
    and you link the application as

    gcc -o bar bar.o -lfoo

    the dynamic linker looks first in libfoo.so and then in libc.so.
    Therefore a definition in glibc does not introduce any problems.

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