lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2005]   [May]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: 2.6.12-rc5-mm1
On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 11:13:19PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Middeweken 25 Mai 2005 22:49, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > - New Xtensa architecture: Tensilica Xtensa CPU series.
>
> I noticed this has another copy of all the backwards compatibility
> syscalls in its arch/*/kernel/syscall.c file. This doesn't make
> sense for a new architecture added to the tree.
>
> Chris, are there any existing binaries that rely on your implementations
> of old_mmap, sys_fork, sys_vfork, sys_olduname or sys_ipc and need to
> work with future kernels? Otherwise, you should probably drop these.
> For sys_ipc, you would need to add the subcalls directly to the table,
> like parisc does.

We should do that either way. If people have existing binaries relying
on broken thing before submitting ports for review it's their fault.

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-05-28 09:11    [W:0.268 / U:0.024 seconds]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site