Re: [PATCH 4/6] improve sys_personality for compat architectures

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 14:52:26 EST

On Thu, 4 Feb 2010 17:00:57 +0100
Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 08:38:10AM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > I think it would be better to have a consistent behavior across
> > architectures, so /something/ should be changed. On x86, the unused
> > sys32_personality function can probable just be removed, if nothing
> > else.
> >
> > If we can get everyone to agree with the x86 way of handling this,
> > we can also remove all the special cases for sys32_personality in the
> > other architectures.
> Yes, this should be common over architectures. Anyway, I expect there
> to be some discussion until we've reached that point, so for now I'll
> rebase patches 5 and 6 to not require this patch, and will send one
> to kill the unused x86 implementation. Whatever is the final outcome
> can be implemented on top.

This never happened?
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at