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From: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>
To: Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-arch@vger.kernel.org,
	Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] Add preadv and pwritev system calls.
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2008 17:02:05 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <49428AFD.5090009@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081212155113.GO26095@parisc-linux.org>

Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On the other hand, NetBSD have approximately 0% market share.
> We shouldn't let them lock us into making a bad decision.  Is there
> anyone other than NetBSD who has added these syscalls?

Free- and OpenBSD have it too.  For Solaris I've found a feature request
only.  Dunno about MacOS/Darwin.  Other un*xes which are important these
days?

I'd *really* hate it to have the same system call with different
argument ordering on different systems though.  Especially when swapping
two integer values, so gcc wouldn't error out on wrong usage.

cheers,
  Gerd

  reply	other threads:[~2008-12-12 16:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-12-12 14:00 Gerd Hoffmann
2008-12-12 15:29 ` Matthew Wilcox
2008-12-12 15:48   ` Gerd Hoffmann
2008-12-12 15:51     ` Matthew Wilcox
2008-12-12 16:02       ` Gerd Hoffmann [this message]
2008-12-12 17:03         ` Matthew Wilcox
2008-12-12 18:21           ` Alan Cox
2008-12-12 19:02             ` Russell King
2008-12-12 18:29         ` Scott Lurndal
2008-12-12 19:07           ` Russell King
2008-12-12 19:56             ` Gerd Hoffmann
2008-12-12 19:56               ` Gerd Hoffmann
2008-12-12 20:12               ` Russell King
2008-12-12 20:39                 ` Gerd Hoffmann
2008-12-12 20:39                   ` Gerd Hoffmann
2008-12-14 18:19               ` Pavel Machek
2008-12-15 16:37         ` Jennifer Pioch
2008-12-15 20:43           ` Gerd Hoffmann
2008-12-16  9:57             ` Arnd Bergmann
2008-12-17  1:45               ` [osol-code] " Dan Mick
2008-12-17  1:45                 ` Dan Mick
2008-12-12 19:47   ` Arnd Bergmann
2008-12-12 20:02     ` Gerd Hoffmann
2008-12-14 11:49   ` Heiko Carstens
2008-12-15  4:14   ` Paul Mackerras
2008-12-15  6:20     ` David Miller
2008-12-12 15:40 ` Ralf Baechle
2008-12-12 16:59 ` Russell King
2008-12-13  1:18 ` Michael Kerrisk

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