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    SubjectRe: [Fastboot] Re: [announce] kexec for linux 2.6.6
    On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 05:30:52AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 04:16:03PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > But if we need additional infrastructure to "add new syscalls via VDSO" then
    > > this should be in the base kernel, even if it's empty, yes?
    >
    > Linus has vetoed dynamic syscall registration a few times. And I agree
    > with him, dynamic syscalls are the best way to get completely crappy
    > interfaces.

    And why not definitely assign sort of a "multiplexed syscall" entry,
    a la sys_socketcall() ? It could be shared by lots of non-mainline projects
    and have a greater chance of being stable along the time.

    Cheers,
    Willy

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