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SubjectRe: make AT_SYSINFO platform-independent
Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> Who is we? And why should I care who selected that number.

It's not about who selected the number, it's about who's responsible for
distributing binaries which use the currently used number.

> There is no
> glibc release yet and no stable kernel release yet with that number.

Of course there is. You better don't talk about thinks you don't know.

> Interfaces change during 2.5 (see the sys_security and largepage syscall
> removal) and that's okay. There was no nastiness involved in my
> suggestion.

You don't get it. I would never have distributed binaries with the
current code if it wouldn't have been requested along with the guarantee
that the current interface is stable and final.

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