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SubjectRe: [PATCH] /proc/sys/kernel/pointer_size

On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, David S. Miller wrote:
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> 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.

Nope.

System binaries match the kernel. It's as easy as that. So what if 90% of
the user binaries use 32-bit mode because it's smaller and faster? We're
talking about a system binary that is _very_ intimate with the kernel.

Just make it a compile-time option and be done with it.

Linus

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