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Re: N32 sigset and __COMPAT_ENDIAN_SWAP__

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: N32 sigset and __COMPAT_ENDIAN_SWAP__
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2006 13:03:10 -0400
Cc: "Joseph S. Myers" <>,
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On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 05:51:36PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 01:36:29AM +0000, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> Interesting that a bug of this sort manages to survive for that long.
> I guess it is proof that barely anybody is using 64-bit little endian,
> yet we're cursed to support it.

I expect more people will be using it someday...

Anyway, I was curious if you knew where this code had come from.  I
didn't see anything to suggest that anyone besides mipsel ever
used it, but it entered via a merge from,
just before git history.

Oh, right, there's a historical import:;a=commitdiff;h=32ed691a4efbc1c43584b7b7a6d782528241bb27

It was copied from sys32_rt_sigtimedwait, which was wrong at least back
to the initial revision of signal32.c.  I didn't go back any further.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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