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SubjectRe: Two fixes for 2.4.19-pre5-ac3
On Sun, 7 Apr 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> > But what about the recent discussion on the removal of sys_call_table ?
> >
> > (I believe it was along the lines of "it's ugly, prevent it ...", "ah,
> > but it has real uses, so why can't it stay as deprecated/unadvised ?"
> > "*no response*").
> >
> > I'm a bit disappointed this has just gone in without any real discussion
> > on the usefulness of this for certain circumstances :(
>
> Removing it in the -ac tree is a good way to stimulate discussion and
> fixing the code that relies on it (except for the 99% of code relying on it
> which is cracker authored trojans)

I agree. I've forwarded the information to the openafs folks. Given
Derek and Derrick's respective levels of energy, it's likely already fixed
in the CVS tree.


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