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    SubjectRe: {get|set}sockopt compat layer
    From: Dmitry Mishin <>
    Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 13:23:59 +0300

    > Hello, Arnd!
    > > For the compat_ioctl stuff, we don't have the function pointer inside an
    > > #ifdef, the overhead is relatively small since there is only one of these
    > > structures per module implementing a protocol, but it avoids having to
    > > rebuild everything when changing CONFIG_COMPAT.
    > >
    > > It's probably not a big issue either way, maybe davem has a stronger
    > > opinion on it either way.
    > >
    > Done.

    I think this looks fine but it doesn't apply cleanly to the
    current net-2.6.17 tree.

    Could you cook up a fresh patch, and send it with a complete
    changelog entry and appropriate Signed-off-by: lines?

    Thanks a lot Dmitry.
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