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    SubjectRe: [UPDATED PATCH] fix memory corruption from misinterpreted bad_inode_ops return values

    On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > That's what I currently have queued. It increases bad_inode.o text from
    > 200-odd bytes to 700-odd :(

    Then I think we're ok. We do care about bytes, but we care more about
    bytes that actually ever hit the icache or dcache, and this will
    effectively do neither.

    > <looks at sys_ni_syscall>

    That one should be ok. System calls by definition have the same return
    type, since they all have the same call site. So that one really does fit
    the "argument types differ, but the return type is the same" case.

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