Re: [PATCH] compat_sys_read/write

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Thu Jul 28 2005 - 10:21:27 EST

On Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 01:13:07AM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Jul 2005 16:02:58 +0100 Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > And where were you a week ago when I asked if I should post this patch?
> >
> > A :-) Can't remember it at all, maybe you forgot that we mere mortals can't
> > read linux-arch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ?
> Sorry about that, my omniscience must be slipping :-)
> Anyway, here is the alternative I offered that was rejected by some (hi Andi :-))
> and not particularly like by others ... (without the actual evdev.c fix)
> Is this any more palatable to the wider community?

Make it out of line, EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL and add a big warning about it?
So we don't get new users introduced easily and without a very good reason.

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