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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/59] Cleanup sysctl
    Eric W. Biederman wrote:
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    >> 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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