inline syscalls in glibc

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Tue Nov 5 21:25:14 EST 2002

>Paul just pointed out to me that glibc 2.3 wont work on 2.5 ppc32
>kernels because it has a broken inline syscall macro which doesnt
>treat a syscall as a function call.
>Steve: are we OK on the 64 bit port? In 2.5 Im looking at optimising
>the syscall entry/exit like ppc32 and its going to be painful if it
>will require an update to glibc just for that.

Doh ! Well, can we still fix glibc for ppc32 before anybody really
use it or it is really too late ?


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