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SubjectRe: Official Linux system wrapper library?
On 11/14/18 6:58 AM, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
> an actual proposal in the thread that i think is
> worth considering is to make the linux syscall
> design process involve libc devs so the c api is
> designed together with the syscall abi.

Right, I see at least 2 actionable items:

* "The Checklist" which everyone making a syscall should
follow and we create the checklist with input from both
sides and it becomes the thing you reference e.g.
"Did you follow the checklist? Where is X?"

* Programmatic / Machine readable description of syscalls.
This way the kernel gives users the ability to autogenerate
all the wrappers *if they want to* in a consistent way that
matches this syscall description format.


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