Re: [git pull 09/14] Uinput: add UI_SET_SWBIT ioctl

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 18:31:57 EST

> > to userland via read() ... cool, a structure that is not compatible
> > between 32 and 64 bits passed around via a read call. that will be fun
> > to fix.
> >
> It would need the same treatment as evdev got. Entire uinput is not
> 32/64 bit friendly (hostorically). However, it should be used by an
> userspace "driver", not an ordinary program, so we probably shoudl
> just require using native-sized binary with uinput.

Not realistic. Some distros still don't have 64 bits userland ...


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