RE: X32 project status update

From: Anvin, H Peter
Date: Mon May 23 2011 - 13:00:12 EST

The eventual goal is to merge it with the x86-64 syscall table, although we're still working out exactly where we can do it.


-----Original Message-----
From: Arnd Bergmann [mailto:arnd@xxxxxxxx]
Sent: Saturday, May 21, 2011 8:28
To: H.J. Lu
Cc: GCC Development; GNU C Library; LKML; x32-abi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Anvin, H Peter
Subject: Re: X32 project status update

On Saturday 21 May 2011 17:01:33 H.J. Lu wrote:
> This is the x32 project status update:

I've had another look at the kernel patch. It basically
looks all good, but the system call table appears to
diverge from the x86_64 list for no (documented) reason,
in the calls above 302. Is that intentional?

I can see why you might want to keep the numbers identical,
but if they are already different, why not use the generic
system call table from asm-generic/unistd.h for the new

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