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    SubjectRe: ioctl cleanups: enable sg_io and serial stuff to be shared
       From: Jeff Garzik <>
    Date: Wed, 7 May 2003 11:12:03 -0400

    On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 07:39:00AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
    > On Wed, 2003-05-07 at 05:56, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > > Btw, if you really want to move all the 32bit ioctl compat code to the
    > > drivers a ->ioctl32 file operation might be the better choice..
    > I can't believe I never thought of that. :-)

    Likewise. That's a good idea...

    But, of course, name it compat_ioctl() not ioctl32. The compat layer
    is not only about 32-bit compatibility even though that is all that it
    is used for currently.
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