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SubjectRe: 64-syscall args on 32-bit vs syscall()
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From: Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 09:00:55 -0700

> On 03/15/2010 08:13 AM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> One option would be to do a libkernel.so,
>
> No need. Put it in the vdso. And name it something other than syscall.
> The syscall() API is fixed, you cannot change it.
>
> All this only if it makes sense for ALL archs. If it cannot work for
> just one arch then it's not worth it at all.

There are many archs that still lack VDSO.


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