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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 0/5] Add preadv & pwritev system calls.

    On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 5:45 AM, Gerd Hoffmann <> wrote:
    > Hi folks,
    > Next round of the preadv & pwritev patch series.

    Have you somewhere along the way posted some userland example/test
    programs for these syscalls? If not, could you provide some?



    > Had no review comments
    > to fix. That means it is ready to be merged, right?
    > Changes:
    > - compat_sys_{read,write}v bugfix patch dropped (merged).
    > - rebase to latest git, adapt to CVE-2009-0029 changes.
    > How to proceed now? Is there a syscall maintainer where I could queue
    > up the patches? If not, anyone (akpm?) willng to pick this up? Should
    > I try to send to Linus directly?
    > What is the usual way to handle the arch-specific syscall windup? I'd
    > prefer to leave that to the arch maintainers as they know best what
    > needs to be done, is that ok? Right now only x86 (/me) and mips (patch
    > from Ralf Baechle) is covered ...
    > cheers,
    > Gerd
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