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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 9/9] x86-64: Add CONFIG_UNSAFE_VSYSCALLS to feature-removal-schedule
On Mon, Jun 06, 2011 at 05:46:41PM +0900, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 2:50 AM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@mit.edu> wrote:
> > CONFIG_UNSAFE_VSYSCALLS was added in the previous patch as a
> > temporary hack to avoid penalizing users who don't build glibc from
> > git.
>
> I really hate that name.
>
> Do you have *any* reason to call this "unsafe"?
>
> Seriously. The whole patch series just seems annoying.

and assumes everyone is using glibc which is just wrong.

-Andi

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