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    SubjectRe: Q: Linux system calls and calling conventions
    On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 08:18:21PM -0500, Chris Wing wrote:

    > However, someone pointed out to me in an email that this may not
    > necessarily be true on other platforms. So, my question is:
    > - is it safe to assume that the convention used in the kernel to
    > fetch a 16-bit value from a system call argument (such as a 16-bit UID
    > given to setuid()) is consistent with the convention used to fetch 32-bit
    > values?

    True for MIPS and MIPS64.


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