Re: [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry: (Re-) rename __NR_entry_INT80_compat_max to __NR_syscall_compat_max

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Jun 16 2015 - 16:23:18 EST

On 06/08/2015 03:24 PM, tip-bot for Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Commit-ID: bace7117d3fb59a6ed7ea1aa6c8994df6a28a72a
> Gitweb:
> Author: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
> AuthorDate: Mon, 8 Jun 2015 21:20:26 +0200
> Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
> CommitDate: Mon, 8 Jun 2015 23:43:38 +0200
> x86/asm/entry: (Re-)rename __NR_entry_INT80_compat_max to __NR_syscall_compat_max
> Brian Gerst noticed that I did a weird rename in the following commit:
> b2502b418e63 ("x86/asm/entry: Untangle 'system_call' into two entry points: entry_SYSCALL_64 and entry_INT80_32")
> which renamed __NR_ia32_syscall_max to __NR_entry_INT80_compat_max.
> Now the original name was a misnomer, but the new one is a misnomer as well,
> as all the 32-bit compat syscall entry points (sysenter, syscall) share the
> system call table, not just the INT80 based one.
> Rename it to __NR_syscall_compat_max.

The original one wasn't really a misnomer, as it referred to the ia32
system calls specifically, but this works too.


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