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Re: [PATCH] MIPS/Linux: Kernel vs libc struct siginfo discrepancy

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@mips.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MIPS/Linux: Kernel vs libc struct siginfo discrepancy
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 02:56:00 +0100
Cc: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, libc-alpha@sources.redhat.com, Nigel Stephens <nigel@mips.com>, "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
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On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 06:19:14PM +0000, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > > http://www.linux-mips.org/cvsweb/linux/include/asm-mips/siginfo.h.diff?r1=1.4&r2=1.5&only_with_tag=MAIN
> > > 
> > > dated back to Aug 1999 (!), the definitions of struct siginfo in Linux 
> > > and 
> > > GNU libc differ to each other.
> > 
> > Only 2.4 Kernels, 2.6 uses the normal definition again.
> 
>  Ah, it's been changed again for 2.6.9-rc3 without a word of a comment, 
> grrr...

Yoichi Yuasa sent this patch upstream without notifying anybody.
GRRRR also.

  Ralf

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