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SubjectRe: ioctl32 consolidation -- call for testing
On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 12:21:26PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
> Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 15:34:40 -0500
>
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 12:13:02PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> > From: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
> > Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 15:27:39 -0500
> >
> > Here it is. Sparc64's macros for ioctl32's assumed that cmd was u_int
> > instead of u_long. This look ok to you, Dave?
> >
> > We would love to see that patch :-)
>
> It was real small...so small that it slipped through mutt's open() call
> and never got attached :)
>
> Well, you just doubled the size of the table on sparc64.
> I don't know if I like that.

Not much of a way around it. Might seem like a big hit now (I think it's
like 4k extra), but once these ioctl's start moving into their own
driver, and out of arch/*/ioctl32.c, you'll start to get savings anyway.

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