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    SubjectRe: 2.6.12-rc2-mm1
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    On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 08:45 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > This introduces various AUDIT_ARCH numerical constants, which is a blatantly
    > stupid idea. We already have a way to uniquely identify architectures, and
    > that's the ELF headers, no need for another parallel namespace.

    We do use the EM_xxx number space but that isn't sufficient to
    distinguish between 32-bit and 64-bit incarnations of certain machine
    types (S390,SH,MIPS,...). I didn't much like adding it either, but
    couldn't see a better option.

    I pondered strings but we want to filter on this and don't want to have
    to use strcmp. Got any better answers?

    > (btw, could you please add to all patches who's responsible for them,
    > bk-audit.patch doesn't tell)

    If it were just to point to the BK tree, that might help.
    ( linux-audit.bkbits.net/audit-2.6-mm )

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    dwmw2

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