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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/59] Cleanup sysctl
Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>
>> I think it would be fair to say that if they're not in <linux/sysctl.h> they're
>> not architectural, but that doesn't resolve the counterpositive (are there
>> sysctls in <linux/sysctl.h> which aren't architectural? From the looks of it, I
>> would say yes.) Non-architectural sysctl numbers should not be exported to
>> userspace, and should eventually be rejected by sys_sysctl.
>
> This last bit doesn't make much sense. I believe you are saying all sysctl
> numbers should be per architecture.
>

With "architectural" I mean "guaranteed to be stable" (as opposed to
"incidental"). Sorry for the confusion.

-hpa
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