Re: [RFC PATCH v2 2/3] getcpu_cache: wire up ARM system call

From: Mathieu Desnoyers
Date: Wed Jan 27 2016 - 13:46:52 EST

----- On Jan 27, 2016, at 1:19 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 11:54:42AM -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
>> Wire up the getcpu cache system call on 32-bit ARM. Call the
> You should note that your chosen system call number of 391 is temporary
> here and can't be relied upon as we have to wire up the new
> copy_file_range() call on ARM (which I've just committed the patch for.)
> I'd much prefer the wiring up to be either an entirely separate patch
> (which must be submitted to me, and I'll merge between -rc1 and -rc2
> along with any other syscall updates) or you leave the wiring up to me.
> This is so that I can ensure that (a) system calls numbers are not
> duplicated and (b) ensure that we follow the same logical order as x86
> where possible.

Just to make sure I understand: you would perfer if I split this
patch into two: one that adds the getcpu_cache_handle_notify_resume()
call in the resume notifier ("getcpu_cache ARM architecture support"),
and a separate patch for wiring up the system call ?



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