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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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