|From:||Arnd Bergmann <arnd-AT-arndb.de>|
|To:||"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa-AT-zytor.com>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH] nextfd(2)|
|Date:||Wed, 4 Apr 2012 12:13:22 +0000|
|Cc:||Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan-AT-gmail.com>, akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org, viro-AT-zeniv.linux.org.uk, torvalds-AT-linux-foundation.org, drepper-AT-gmail.com, linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel-AT-vger.kernel.org|
On Sunday 01 April 2012, H. Peter Anvin wrote: > On 04/01/2012 12:21 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote: > > On Sunday 01 April 2012, Alexey Dobriyan wrote: > >> arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl | 1 + > >> arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl | 1 + > >> fs/Makefile | 1 + > >> fs/nextfd.c | 27 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > >> include/linux/syscalls.h | 1 + > >> 5 files changed, 31 insertions(+) > > > > I don't have any comments on the syscall itself, but when you add one, please > > also make the change to include/asm-generic/unistd.h so it appears in the > > various architectures using the generic syscall table. > > Arnd: do you have any interest in leveraging the syscall scripts I did > for x86? I have tried to make them as generic as possible, with the > hope of getting more and more of syscall information into more easily > processed form. Sounds interesting, but I'm not planning to do the changes myself, especially since I have no machine that actually uses the generic syscall table. Maybe I should ask the next person who submits a new architecture to do that work, that's usually how progress in asm-generic happens these days ;-) Arnd
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