Re: [PATCH] Support ia32 exec domains without CONFIG_IA32_SUPPORT

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-10-14 17:32:26
>>>>> On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 15:27:05 -0700, Arun Sharma <> said:

  Arun> Arun Sharma wrote:
  >> Christoph doesn't like the idea of adding exec-domains just for
  >> this purpose and has suggested adding a new system call to set
  >> the altroot. A prototype patch to do this already exists. I will
  >> be cleaning it up and posting it to LKML later this week. The
  >> main purpose of moving the discussion to LKML was to see how
  >> receptive people were to the proposed new system call.

  Arun> Attached is the promised patch. It addresses Christoph's
  Arun> comments and fixes the bug Tony found as well.

I like it.  Once it's in (surely it will go in, no? ;-),
we can change asm-ia64/namei.h to define a non-NULL __emul_prefix()
only if CONFIG_IA32_SUPPORT is defined.  One less hardcoded path
to worry about!

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