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SubjectRe: RFD: x32 ABI system call numbers
On 08/26/2011 05:36 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> If you want to be compatible with "int 0x80" and old libraries, then I
> really don't see why you would introduce *anything* new.

Just to be clear, the reason to keep the LFS stuff in there was to be
compatible with the existing 32-bit *programming model*, so that a
program recompiled from i386 to x32 should behave the same.

Not that anyone should compile without -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 these days...

-hpa



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