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SubjectRe: Again:syscall from modules
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Guess I should add that most sys_* functions are wrappers.

On Thu, 2001-12-27 at 16:54, Terje Eggestad wrote:
> Yes, the sys_* funcs are declared asmlinkage int sys_*.
> where the asmlinkage differ from platform to platform.
> It's used to tell the compiler if a non standared calling
> convertion is used, typically if params are passed by registers
> instead of stack. The asmlinkage define must be sett according to the
> syscall dispatcher (entry.S on ia32), and may be changed accordingly.
>
> In short, if you want to use sys_* you must understand the interaction
> between the sys_* funcs and the dispatcher on *every* platform, and
> the interaction may change without notice.
>
> In short short, don't don't don't don't use the sys_* functions.
>
> TJ
>
> On Tue, 2001-12-25 at 14:14, Amber Palekar wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > > Just use sock_sendmsg() and sock_recvmsg() directly.
> > > They are both
> > > exported in netsyms.c.
> > Is there any specific reason behind not exporting
> > sys_sendto and sys_recvfrom ??
> >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Trond
> >
> > TIA
> > Amber
> >
> >
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