Re: [PATCH] drop page cache of a single file

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Dec 28 2006 - 06:04:34 EST

On Thu, 28 Dec 2006 10:45:08 +0000
Russell King <rmk+lkml@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The kernel community needs to get a grip with the implementation of
> new syscalls - we need a process where architecture maintainers get
> to review the arguments _prior_ to them being accepted into the kernel.
> That way we can avoid silly architecture specific syscall changes like
> this.

hm, well, actually, sys_fadvise64_64 was discussed on linux-arch when
it went in.

(Gad, it was over three years ago! - glibc support should be pretty widespread

That's about as much discussion as these things will get. And this assumes
that people remember to mention it. Mental note made.
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