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SubjectRe: [PATCH] /proc/sys/kernel/pointer_size
torvalds@transmeta.com (Linus Torvalds)  wrote on 08.01.03 in <Pine.LNX.4.44.0301081300200.1497-100000@home.transmeta.com>:

> On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, John Levon wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 12:28:23PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> > > or could even be a user program config file option.
> >
> > Eww.
>
> And it's less disgusting than adding a kernel hack for it?

From my point of view as both user and programmer: about a hundred times
less disgusting. (Also probably needs at least ten (maybe a hundred) times
less code, including the kernel code, which plays a big part in the
"disgusting" value.)

MfG Kai
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