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

From: Andrew Morton <akpm_at_osdl.org>
Date: 2004-10-21 03:50:27
Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi Linus, Andrew,
>  > 
>  > The attached patch adds syscalls for almost all archs (everything barring
>  > m68knommu which is in a real mess, and i386 which already has it).
>  > 
>  > It also adds 32->64 compatibility where appropriate.
> 
>  Umm, that patch added the damn multiplexer that had been vetoed multiple
>  times.  Why did this happen?

Fifteen new syscalls was judged excessive and the keyfs interface was
judged slow and bloaty.

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Received on Wed Oct 20 14:03:15 2004

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