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Re: [discuss] Re: [PATCH] Add key management syscalls to non-i386 archs

To: "David S. Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [discuss] Re: [PATCH] Add key management syscalls to non-i386 archs
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 10:03:25 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Andi Kleen <>,, Linus Torvalds <>, Andrew Morton <>, Linux Kernel Development <>,,,,,,,,,, Linux/MIPS Development <>
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On Wed, 20 Oct 2004, David S. Miller wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 01:25:09 +0200
> Andi Kleen <> wrote:
> > IMHO breaking the build unnecessarily is extremly bad because
> > it will prevent all testing. And would you really want to hold
> > up the whole linux testing machinery just for some obscure 
> > system call? IMHO not a good tradeoff.
> Then change the unistd.h cookie from "#error" to a "#warning".  It
> accomplishes both of our goals.

Please do so! And not only for syscalls, but also for other things.

That way we can procmail all mails sent to lkml or bk-commits-head that
add #warnings to arch/<arch>/ or include/asm-<arch>/.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                                            -- Linus Torvalds

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