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SubjectRe: [PATCH] export syscalls

* frm "10/25/2001 05:25:40 PM +0000" | sed '1,$s/^/* /'
* Hi Linus,
* the appended patch exports the syscalls (GPL-limited), this is needed
* for the Linux-ABI modules so they can use the syscalls in their
* syscall tables for non-Linux personalities.

What is the rationale for marking these as GPL-exclusive symbols ?

I thought system calls were a public interface.

* Christoph
* --
* Of course it doesn't work. We've performed a software upgrade.


* +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(sys_ioctl);
* +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(sys_gettimeofday);


Richard Offer Technical Lead, Trust Technology, SGI
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