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SubjectRe: system call handling
Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> If you designed it with just one call-gate, with one entry point,
> you would have exactly what we have now except you would execute
> a `call CALL_GATE` instead of `int 0x80`. This turns out to be
> 6 of one and 1/2 dozen of another when it comes to performance.

The final decider is that `int 0x80' is only two bytes long.

-- Jamie
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