[PATCH] remove bogus ppc_select syscall

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Fri Oct 10 19:44:41 EST 2008

On Friday 10 October 2008, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> 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.

Ok, that makes sense, thanks for the clarification.

	Arnd <><

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