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Re: [PATCH 0/7] Clean up signal code

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/7] Clean up signal code
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 09:58:48 -0500
Cc: Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 02:32:14PM +0000, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> >     (b) Status register is saved by setup_sigcontext32() but
> >         not restored by restore_sigcontext(). Is it a bug ?
> 
> Not really a bug but useless code, yes.  We used to save c0_status in the
> dark ages but again, no known code - not even IRIX code - relies on this
> field.

For once not even GDB uses it :-)

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Daniel Jacobowitz
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