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To: "Zajerko-McKee, Nick" <nmckee@telogy.com>
Subject: Re: your mail
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2002 16:08:05 -0400
Cc: "'linux-mips@linux-mips.org'" <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 03:48:27PM -0400, Zajerko-McKee, Nick wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm porting some code from x86 to mips(32) and noticed that in
> include/asm-mips/siginfo.h differs from include/asm-i386/siginfo.h in the
> order of elements of the sigchld structure.  Was this an oversight or a
> design decision?  I would think that it would be desirable to be almost the
> same as the x86 for userland ease of portability...

It's probably for compatibility with that other MIPS operating system -
IRIX.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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