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From: Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@suse.de>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Richard Henderson <rth@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: unregistered changes to the user<->kernel API
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 19:16:34 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20010614191634.B30567@athlon.random> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20010614191219.A30567@athlon.random>
In-Reply-To: <20010614191219.A30567@athlon.random>; from andrea@suse.de on Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 07:12:19PM +0200

On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 07:12:19PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> is not definitive yet, O_DIRECTIO of tru64 is our O_NOFOLLOW so we're
> just screwed as we just need a wrapper anyways to make complex programs like

I just got the email from Richard that he prefers to break O_NOFOLLOW
than to define O_DIRECT to something else than 0200000.  So probably
there will be an incrmeental patch for the alpha later to apply on top
of the previous ones.

Also please folks remind to never choose random numbers for the alpha
userspace visible kernel API.

Andrea

  reply	other threads:[~2001-06-14 17:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-14 17:12 Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 17:16 ` Andrea Arcangeli [this message]
2001-06-14 17:21   ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 17:32     ` Richard Henderson
2001-06-14 17:47       ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 18:16         ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 18:17         ` Richard Henderson
2001-06-14 18:10       ` Alexander Viro
2001-06-14 17:25 ` Jeff Garzik
2001-06-14 17:44   ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 17:52     ` Jeff Garzik
2001-06-14 18:03       ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 18:11         ` Alan Cox
2001-06-14 18:27           ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 21:43           ` Albert D. Cahalan

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