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SubjectRe: Interface for the new fallocate() system call
On Fri, 30 March 2007 19:15:58 +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Heiko Carstens writes:
>
> > If possible I'd prefer the six-32-bit-args approach.
>
> It does mean extra unnecessary work for 64-bit platforms, though...

Wouldn't that work be confined to fallocate()? If I understand Heiko
correctly, the alternative would slow s390 down for every syscall,
including more performance-critical ones.

Jörn

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