Re: [PATCH v5 9/9] x86-64: Add CONFIG_UNSAFE_VSYSCALLS to feature-removal-schedule

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Jun 06 2011 - 05:31:15 EST

On Mon, Jun 06, 2011 at 05:46:41PM +0900, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 2:50 AM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > CONFIG_UNSAFE_VSYSCALLS was added in the previous patch as a
> > temporary hack to avoid penalizing users who don't build glibc from
> > git.
> I really hate that name.
> Do you have *any* reason to call this "unsafe"?
> Seriously. The whole patch series just seems annoying.

and assumes everyone is using glibc which is just wrong.


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