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Re: sys_syscall patch.

To: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Subject: Re: sys_syscall patch.
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 13:38:27 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3D16F891.78A333BA@mips.com>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 24 Jun 2002, Carsten Langgaard wrote:

> > What programs btw are using syscall()?  To be honest I don't recall one ...
> 
> /sbin/rpc.lockd.
> It use syscall() to indirectly call the 'sys_nfsservctl' syscall, why it
> doesn't do the syscall directly is beyond me.

 Hmm, shouldn't syscall() be a library wrapper?  I think we should kill
sys_syscall(). 

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