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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
"If the systemcall isn't supposed to be used directly by applications, it isn't worth
There exist some, and rightly so. futex() comes to mind.
But indirect() is ugly indeed.
Posted Nov 22, 2007 18:28 UTC (Thu) by i3839 (guest, #31386)
The futex adds a unique and useful feature which can also be interesting for certain
apps/libraries other than glibc. The API is a bit ugly, mostly because of historical reasons
But what they seem to be wanting to do here is providing a userspace wrapper in glibc for the
indirect variant of a syscall, and that's just plain silly.
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