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    SubjectRe: compat_sys_times() bogus until jiffies >= 0.
    From: Paul Mackerras <>
    Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 15:59:12 +1100

    > Not on powerpc. On powerpc the error indication is carried separately
    > in a condition register bit. So a force_successful_syscall_return()
    > call will make glibc automatically do the right thing without any
    > glibc changes on powerpc.

    It still won't fix the problem.

    When the return value is (clock_t) -1, all the
    force_successful_syscall_return() calls and glibc condition
    codes checks in the world are not going to fix the application
    code which checks for error using -1.
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