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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 00/10] Use __kernel_[u]long_t for x32 user space compatibility
On 05/17/2012 04:07 PM, David Daney wrote:
>
> Has anybody checked how this affects MIPS n32 userspace?
>
> I think it totally breaks it.
>

Do you have any basis whatsoever for that statement? This should have
zero effect on any non-x32 platforms.

> In addition, 109a1f32 (sysinfo: Use explicit types in <linux/sysinfo.h>)
> is probably bad. I think it may need to be reverted, or somebody should
> fix all the __kernel_{,u}long_t definitions for the ABI that may have
> been broken by the change.

You realize __kernel_[u]long_t didn't even exist until the 3.4 kernel,
right?

-hpa

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H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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