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SubjectRe: [ACPI] Re: [PATCH/RFC] exposing ACPI objects in sysfs
On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 07:26:25PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > +struct special_cmd {
> > + u32 magic;
> > + unsigned int cmd;
> > + char *args;
> > +};
>
> Talk to Andi Kleen; passing such structures using read/write is evil,
> because (unlike ioctl) there's no place to put 32/64bit
> translation. Imagine i386 application running on x86-64 system.

Yes, Pavel is right. Please don't pass pointers by read/write
because it cannot be 32bit emulated.

-Andi
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