[PATCH] remove bogus ppc_select syscall

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Fri Oct 10 18:40:50 EST 2008

Arnd Bergmann writes:

> Well, the point I made earlier ist that the native ppc32 path should
> behave the same way as the compat ppc32 path. If we keep ppc_select
> in one way or another, we should also have a compat wrapper for that,
> right?

No - we have other old system calls that don't exist at all on a
64-bit kernel but do on a 32-bit kernel.  We decided a long time ago
that there was no point supporting really ancient 32-bit userland code
on a 64-bit kernel.  That doesn't mean we need to rip out the support
from the 32-bit kernel.


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