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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/7] remove all remaining _syscallX macros

    > /usr/include/linux is _not_ a place to dump "reference code" in lieu of
    > documentation on using kernel interfaces.

    At least for the system call interface it was always. It is not
    my fault you're trying to suddenly redefine it to be something else.

    > Besides, the _syscallX implementations in the kernel were generally
    > unsuitable for use

    I disagree. I used them and they worked great for me.

    > in that way anyway -- I'd be much more inclined to
    > rely on the libc version. The kernel version would do strange things
    > like break with PIC code by using an unavailable register (i386),
    > misalign 64-bit syscall arguments on 32-bit machines (MIPS), etc.

    The glibc versions would do similar things. Just try to use a 6 argument
    call on i386 for once.

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