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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.

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