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SubjectRe: Merge window closed: v2.6.19-rc1
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Gabor Gombas <gombasg@sztaki.hu> writes:

> On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 01:05:14PM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>
>> That code if it gets -ENOSYS reads /proc/sys/kernel/version,
>> and it has worked this way since the day it was written.
>
> What happens if /proc is not mounted (e.g. in a chrooted environment)?

glibc decides we aren't a SMP system so it's mutex locks don't
busy wait, and go to sleep immediately.

Eric
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