Regarding select() on PPC

Sadashiiv, Halesh halesh.sadashiv at
Tue Sep 23 17:16:17 EST 2008

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt [mailto:benh at]
>Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 12:00 PM
>To: Arnd Bergmann
>Cc: linuxppc-embedded at; Sadashiiv, Halesh
>Subject: Re: Regarding select() on PPC
>On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 08:01 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> No, sorry, I don't have a git history that I can search for that.
>> I have a strong guess that it would be the end of the last century
>> though, probably before 2.3.48, since the comment in there already
>> refers to legacy binaries.
>Yeah, I'm keen to rip it out.

Means argument checking in ppc_select() can be removed??
Than shall I post patch to linuxppc-dev at


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