Re: ioctl assignment strategy?

From: Olivier Galibert
Date: Tue Dec 21 2004 - 07:53:47 EST

On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 12:32:11AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> Ioctls do have some serious problems that make them nice to avoid
> [...]

5. ioctls don't have a reliable size information in the call, making
them hard to forward over a network in a generic way, or even pass to
another userspace process.


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