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    SubjectRe: [patch] clone_startup(), 2.5.31-A0
    David Mosberger wrote:
    >>>>>>On 13 Aug 2002 12:52:11 -0700, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> said:
    >>>>>
    >
    > >> The clone() system call cannot be used by portable applications
    > >> *AT ALL*, since it inherently needs a user-space assembly
    > >> wrapper. It's just a matter of how you define the interface to
    > >> the assembly wrapper.
    >
    > The function call issue is a separate question though. If you want to
    > argue that the libc clone() wrapper is broken, fine by me. (BTW:
    > wasn't that you who complained about platform-specific Linux syscalls
    > recently? ;-)
    >

    I was, however, the flaws that you complained of had nothing to do with
    the syscall -- it's all in the syscall wrapper (which is required for
    clone(), like it or not.)

    -hpa


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