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SubjectRe: [PATCH] /proc/sys/kernel/pointer_size
   From: Linus Torvalds <>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 12:28:23 -0800 (PST)

Don't add stupid bloat to the kernel because somebody is silly
enough to care about a 32-bit oprofile working with a 64-bit kernel.

Being that 32-bit is the primary (and in many ways, ONLY) userland for
at least 2 64-bit kernel platforms, I think this does matter.

We're exporting an int to userland, what kind of bloat is that really?
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