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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] Add preadv and pwritev system calls.
    On Fri 2008-12-12 20:56:00, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
    > Russell King wrote:
    > >> should be similar to pread/pwrite, e.g:
    > >>
    > >> int preadv(fd, iovec, iovec_size, offset)
    > >
    > > Yes, and that's easy for glibc to achieve.
    >
    > This hints the ABI problem exists at syscall level only. Is that
    > correct? So we can have
    >
    > preadv(fd, vec, vlen, off)
    >
    > argument ordering at app <-> glibc level and
    >
    > preadv(fd, vec, off, vlen)
    >
    > ordering at glibc <-> kernel (aka syscall) level and it works fine for
    > ARM + MIPS + PARISC?

    ltrace and strace would show different values; very misleading :-(.

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