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    SubjectRe: [patch/rfc] s390: get rid of own uid16 compat system calls
    On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 03:03:42AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
    > On Monday 10 July 2006 10:51, Heiko Carstens wrote:
    > > "Only" thing is that we unfortunately have different sizes for
    > > __kernel_old_[uid|gid]_t (16 bit on s390, 32 on s390x). I was tempted to
    > > change these just to find out that there are other users as well:
    > >
    > > include/linux/ncp_fs.h:
    > > ?#define NCP_IOC_GETMOUNTUID _IOW('n', 2, __kernel_old_uid_t)
    > > include/linux/smb_fs.h:
    > > ?#define SMB_IOC_GETMOUNTUID _IOR('u', 1, __kernel_old_uid_t)
    > >
    > > So, this is no option. Would anybody know of something to get this work?
    > > Or is this just a stupid idea?
    > Ok, I don't know exactly what you're talking about, but I have in the
    > past tried to hack that area as well. It's probably a good idea to
    > pick up my old patch and work from there, by making these two file systems
    > understand all possible ways:

    I dropped my initial patch and gave up on this. The idea of using
    kernel/uid16.c for compat code seems to be... not very good :)
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