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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/syscalls: Mark expected switch fall-throughs
On Wed, 27 Mar 2019, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 04:12:45PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > On 03/23, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> [...]
> > > 2) syscall_set_arguments() has been introduced in 2008 and we still have
> > > no caller. Instead of polishing it, can it be removed completely or are
> > > there plans to actually use it?
> >
> > I think it can die.
>
> When PTRACE_GET_SYSCALL_INFO is finally squeezed into the kernel,
> we could discuss adding PTRACE_SET_SYSCALL_INFO as well, and it
> will need syscall_set_arguments().

So if that ever happens, then adding the code back isn't rocket
science. But if not, then there is no point in carrying the dead horse
around another 11 years.

Thanks,

tglx

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