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From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
To: firoz.khan@linaro.org
Cc: sparclinux@vger.kernel.org, gregkh@linuxfoundation.org,
	pombredanne@nexb.com, tglx@linutronix.de,
	kstewart@linuxfoundation.org, y2038@lists.linaro.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-arch@vger.kernel.org,
	arnd@arndb.de, deepa.kernel@gmail.com,
	marcin.juszkiewicz@linaro.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/4] sparc: add system call table generation support
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 23:04:27 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181101.230427.364286844194487248.davem@davemloft.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CALxhOnieTqFzs-D9mNB5nL0=iPGFE92Gwm-Coft7D0_7RJgHiQ@mail.gmail.com>

From: Firoz Khan <firoz.khan@linaro.org>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2018 11:09:57 +0530

> On Fri, 2 Nov 2018 at 02:03, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
>>
>> If sys_nis_syscall for the compat syscall shows up in a situation where the
>> native 32-bit syscall does have an entry, that's a BUG and the script should
>> point this out so that the bug can be fixed.
> 
> syscall.tbl is the input to the script, so the developers has the
> responsibility to fill the table
> properly. I don't know, we have to write a script which has to be
> smart enough to catch the
> wrong syscall entries.

It does not need anything "smart", it just needs to see that
sys_nis_syscall in the "compat" column just as my eyes noticed
them in your patch.

It can be completely automated.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-11-02  6:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-01 13:53 [PATCH v2 0/4] sparc: " Firoz Khan
2018-11-01 13:53 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] sparc: move __IGNORE* entries to non uapi header Firoz Khan
2018-11-01 13:53 ` [PATCH v2 2/4] sparc: add __NR_syscalls along with NR_syscalls Firoz Khan
2018-11-01 13:53 ` [PATCH v2 3/4] sparc: add system call table generation support Firoz Khan
2018-11-01 20:33   ` David Miller
2018-11-02  5:39     ` Firoz Khan
2018-11-02  6:04       ` David Miller [this message]
2018-11-05 10:48     ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-11-06  4:28       ` David Miller
2018-11-01 13:53 ` [PATCH v2 4/4] sparc: generate uapi header and system call table files Firoz Khan

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