Re: [patch] inotify: ppc64 syscalls.
From: David S. Miller
Date: Wed Jul 27 2005 - 15:39:51 EST
From: Robert Love <rml@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 16:31:02 -0400
> On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 13:27 -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> > You'll notice that sys_ppc32.c has a ton of shims which purely
> > exist to sign extend "int" system call arguments. Sparc64 does
> > something similarly, but in assembler so that we don't eat the
> > overhead of a full stack frame just to sign extend arguments.
> Yah, but it looked like they did the sign extend thing for every int but
> file descriptors, and fd's are the only int's we have.
Ok, works for me :-)
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