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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/7] remove all remaining _syscallX macros
On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 04:42:21PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Monday 28 August 2006 16:05, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>
> > The patch below should address both these issues, as long as the libc
> > has a working implementation of syscall(2).
>
> I would prefer the _syscall() macros to stay independent of the
> actual glibc version. Or what do you do otherwise on a system
> with old glibc? Upgrading glibc is normally a major PITA.

This would only be required if you'd upgrade the userspace kernel
headers on this system to a version not matching the ones glibc was
built against - and this has never been considered a good idea
(it should work in theory, but not with our current header mess).

> -Andi

cu
Adrian

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