[PATCH v4 3/5] arch: Register fchmodat2, usually as syscall 452

Aleksa Sarai cyphar at cyphar.com
Fri Jul 28 03:42:22 AEST 2023

On 2023-07-27, Christian Brauner <brauner at kernel.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 26, 2023 at 02:43:41AM +1000, Aleksa Sarai wrote:
> > On 2023-07-11, Alexey Gladkov <legion at kernel.org> wrote:
> > > From: Palmer Dabbelt <palmer at sifive.com>
> > > 
> > > This registers the new fchmodat2 syscall in most places as nuber 452,
> > > with alpha being the exception where it's 562.  I found all these sites
> > > by grepping for fspick, which I assume has found me everything.
> > 
> > Shouldn't this patch be squashed with the patch that adds the syscall?
> > At least, that's how I've usually seen it done...
> Depends. Iirc, someone said they'd prefer for doing it in one patch
> in some circumstances on some system call we added years ago. But otoh,
> having the syscall wiring done separately makes it easy for arch
> maintainers to ack only the wiring up part. Both ways are valid imho.
> (cachestat() did it for x86 and then all the others separately. So
> really it seems a bit all over the place depending on the scenario.)

Fair enough!

Aleksa Sarai
Senior Software Engineer (Containers)
SUSE Linux GmbH
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