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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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