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SubjectRe: ioctl32 consolidation
Max Krasnyansky wrote:
> Hmm. It seems to that all you need for SIOCDEVPRIVATE is ability to register
> ranges of ioctls.
> i.e. something like this
> int register_ioctl32_conversion_rage(uint start, uint end, handler);
>
> net/core/dev.c
> register_ioctl32_conversion_range(SIOCDEVPRIVATE, SIOCDEVPRIVATE + 15, siocdevprivate_ioctl);
>
> Am I missing something here ?


Yes. Think about the name of the ioctl :)

It is impossible for generic arch code to implement support for
driver-private ioctls, because these naturally differ between each driver.

Jeff



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