lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2010]   [Mar]   [15]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: 64-syscall args on 32-bit vs syscall()
From
Date
On Mon, 2010-03-15 at 12:41 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> I don't see why syscall() can't change the type for its first argument
> -- it seems to be exactly what symbol versioning is for.
>
> Doesn't change the fact that it is fundamentally broken, of course.

No need to change the type of the first arg and go for symbol
versionning if you do something like I proposed earlier, there will be
no conflict between syscall() and __syscall() and both variants can
exist.

Cheers,
Ben.




\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2010-03-15 21:39    [W:0.063 / U:6.048 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site