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Re: [PATCH] The o32 fstatat syscall behaves differently on 32 and 64 bit

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] The o32 fstatat syscall behaves differently on 32 and 64 bit kernels
From: Richard Sandiford <richard@codesourcery.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2006 21:03:24 +0100
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Richard Sandiford <richard@codesourcery.com> writes:
> I think this is just a case of a compat too far.  The o32 stat64 is the
> same as plain stat on n64, so 64-bit kernels can just use newfstatat.
> (n32 already does this, and works correctly as-is.)

Huh.  The last sentence sounded like a really useful addition when I
wrote it, but even so soon after the fact, I've no idea why.  It sounds
like I was implying that stat calls require conversion on n32, but that
certainly wasn't my intention.  Please ignore. ;)

Richard

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