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    SubjectRe: RFD: x32 ABI system call numbers
    On 08/30/2011 05:09 AM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
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    > I'm wondering about the time_t changes: given that we are still adding
    > new 32 bit architectures, should we change the asm-generic API as well
    > to use 64 bit time_t by default (with fallbacks for the existing ones)?
    >
    > If you are adding support for these in x32 already, we could use the
    > same code for regular 32 bit architectures.
    >

    It seems absolutely boggling insane that we're introducing new
    architectures with no legacy whatsoever and use 32-bit time_t on those.

    -hpa

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



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