[PATCH] _syscall6 for 2.6

linas at austin.ibm.com linas at austin.ibm.com
Wed Nov 26 03:54:18 EST 2003

On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 02:26:18PM +0100, Franz Sirl wrote:
> why do we need this in a 2.6 kernel? Can't we call everything directly now
> in-kernel? And using this _syscallN stuff in userspace is deprecated AFAIK
> and if there was some consensus across architectures, we could remove them
> completely.

Out of curiosity, what is this replaced by? Is the syscall ABI
sufficiently spec'ed out so that glibc can safely "guess" the
right way to make a syscall?  (Since I thought glibc used _syscallN,
or does it have its own macros?)


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