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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip] x86: headers - fix export private data to userspace
    Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
    >
    > I was concerning more about lilo side, is it use this param.
    > So here is a link
    >
    > http://lists.linuxcoding.com/kernel/2006-q3/msg18665.html
    >
    > is seems LILO has it's own definition for COMMAND_LINE_SIZE.
    > On the other hand it touches boot protocol. Peter should know
    > if it safe to hide/change COMMAND_LINE_SIZE. Peter?
    >

    Current x86 kernels export the command line size through the bzImage
    header, and as such COMMAND_LINE_SIZE should not be used by userspace.

    I can't speak for other architectures.

    -hpa

    --
    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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