|From:||Alan Cox <alan-AT-lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>|
|To:||Ulrich Drepper <drepper-AT-redhat.com>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH] alternative to sys_indirect, part 1|
|Date:||Thu, 24 Apr 2008 11:25:14 +0100|
|Cc:||linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org, netdev-AT-vger.kernel.org, akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org, torvalds-AT-linux-foundation.org|
> - I decided against using the O_* flags here. Most are not useful and > we might need the bits for something else at some time. Hence the > new SOCKFL_* flag. The intend is to define SOCKFL_CLOEXEC and > O_CLOEXEC to the same value. In this case there is zero overhead. Given we will never have 2^32 socket types, and in a sense this is part of the type why not just use socket(PF_INET, SOCK_STREAM|SOCK_CLOEXEC, ...) that would be far far cleaner, no new syscalls on the socket side at all. Alan -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in the body of a message to email@example.com More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
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