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SubjectRe: compat ioctl32 for /dev/snapshot?
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On Monday 04 May 2009, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> In fact I don't think the 32-bit user space will work with 64-bit kernels as is
> in this particular case, because of the different pointer size.
>
> Having a quick look at the code (I don't remember the details right now)
> I think most probably it could be modified to handle this case too, but I'm not
> really sure.

I don't see anything in the snapshot code that passes pointers to the
kernel, so why should the pointer size matter?

Arnd <><


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