Re: [PATCH 0/22] Introducing asm/syscalls.h

From: Jaswinder Singh
Date: Mon Jul 21 2008 - 02:08:35 EST

Hello Matthew,

On Sun, 2008-07-20 at 23:55 -0600, Matthew Wilcox wrote:

> I think it makes more sense to add them to linux/syscall.h, possibly
> with comments mentioning which architectures implement them.
> If there are architectures with different prototypes for the same
> syscall, using an ifdef CONFIG_(arch) is /better/ annotation that having
> them in different header files.

ïlinux/syscalls.h is Linux syscall interfaces (non-arch-specific)

So asm/syscalls.h is ïLinux syscall interfaces (arch-specific)

And if we add all arch dependent syscalls.h in linux/syscalls then it
will be very complex and do not look nice, for example sys_fork is keep
on changing for many architecture.

Thank you,

Jaswinder Singh.

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