Re: [parisc-linux] [PATCH] Add key management syscalls to non-i386 archs

From: David Howells <dhowells_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2004-10-21 02:16:17
> Um, no.  Should be ENTRY_COMP() if there's compat syscalls.

Not all archs (of which PA-Risc is an example) seem to require the same fixups
on the same syscalls. In some instances, the upper half of the register is
implicitly zero on 32-bit syscall entry to a 64-bit kernel. In such cases,
none of my syscalls require fixing up, assuming the pointers are automatically
correct.

> And those particular syscall numbers have already been assigned (blame Linus
> for dropping the PA-RISC patch on the floor instead of including it in
> 2.6.9).

There's not a lot I can do about that, except wave a patch under Linus's nose
and see who complains. Can you allocate three syscall numbers for me for
parisc?

David
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