Re: [Bug 14537] New: missing compat_ioctl on x86_64

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Sat Nov 07 2009 - 15:53:15 EST

On Saturday 07 November 2009, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > Actually... it would be nice to fix that one day, if someone submitted
> > nice patch... :-).
> It must be fixed in s2disk first, but that would probably require us to drop
> support for older kernels. Which is not unthinkable, but might hurt some
> users.

You don't need to drop support for older kernels if s2disk simply tries the
new interface first and falls back to the current one if that fails.

Arnd <><
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