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SubjectRe: ioctl32 consolidation

> > Currently, 32-bit emulation in kernel has *5* copies, and its >1000
> > lines each.
> Yes :/ Consolidating all these copies into a single layer has been a
> "project to be" for quite some time.
> I do not know if it is too late in 2.5.x to begin this work, however.
> We _are_ in a feature freeze... I suppose it is up to the consensus of
> arch maintainers, because it [obviously] does not affect ia32.

Actually Andi asked me to do the work. Dave, is it okay with you? What
about other maintainers?
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