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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



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