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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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