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Subject[PATCH v3 0/7] ia64: system call table generation support
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The purpose of this patch series is:
1. We can easily add/modify/delete system call by changing entry
in syscall.tbl file. No need to manually edit many files.

2. It is easy to unify the system call implementation across all
the architectures.

The system call tables are in different format in all architecture
and it will be difficult to manually add or modify the system calls
in the respective files manually. To make it easy by keeping a script
and which'll generate the header file and syscall table file so this
change will unify them across all architectures.

syscall.tbl contains the list of available system calls along with
system call number and corresponding entry point. Add a new system
call in this architecture will be possible by adding new entry in
the syscall.tbl file.

Adding a new table entry consisting of:
- System call number.
- ABI.
- System call name.
- Entry point name.
- Compat entry name, if required.

ARM, s390 and x86 architecuture does exist the similar support. I
leverage their implementation to come up with a generic solution.

I have done the same support for work for alpha, microblaze, sparc,
mips, parisc, powerpc, sh, sparc, and xtensa. But I started sending
the patch for one architecuture for review. Below mentioned git
repository contains more details.
Git repo:- https://github.com/frzkhn/system_call_table_generator/

In v3 patch series, I wired up perf_event_open, seccomp, pkey_
mprotect, pkey_alloc, pkey_free, statx, io_pgetevents and rseq
system calls. This require an architecture specific implementation
as it not present now.

Finally, this is the ground work for solving the Y2038 issue. We
need to add/change two dozen of system calls to solve Y2038 issue.
So this patch series will help to easily modify from existing
system call to Y2038 compatible system calls.

Firoz Khan (7):
ia64: add __NR_old_getpagesize in uapi/asm/unistd.h
ia64: replace NR_syscalls macro from asm/unistd.h
ia64: add an offset for system call number
ia64: replace the system call table entries from entry.S
ia64: add system call table generation support
ia64: uapi header and system call table file generation
ia64: wire up system calls

arch/ia64/Makefile | 3 +
arch/ia64/include/asm/Kbuild | 1 +
arch/ia64/include/asm/unistd.h | 4 +-
arch/ia64/include/uapi/asm/Kbuild | 1 +
arch/ia64/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h | 332 +-----------------------------
arch/ia64/kernel/entry.S | 333 +-----------------------------
arch/ia64/kernel/syscall_table.S | 9 +
arch/ia64/kernel/syscalls/Makefile | 39 ++++
arch/ia64/kernel/syscalls/syscall.tbl | 353 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
arch/ia64/kernel/syscalls/syscallhdr.sh | 35 ++++
arch/ia64/kernel/syscalls/syscalltbl.sh | 37 ++++
11 files changed, 483 insertions(+), 664 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 arch/ia64/kernel/syscall_table.S
create mode 100644 arch/ia64/kernel/syscalls/Makefile
create mode 100644 arch/ia64/kernel/syscalls/syscall.tbl
create mode 100644 arch/ia64/kernel/syscalls/syscallhdr.sh
create mode 100644 arch/ia64/kernel/syscalls/syscalltbl.sh

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