[v3,1/3] microblaze: move __NR_syscalls macro from asm/unistd.h
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Message ID 1540530552-3652-2-git-send-email-firoz.khan@linaro.org
State Superseded
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  • microblaze: system call table generation support
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Firoz Khan Oct. 26, 2018, 5:09 a.m. UTC
__NR_syscalls macro holds the number of system call exist
in microblaze architecture. We have to change the value of
__NR_syscalls, if we add or delete a system call.

One of the patch in this patch series has a script which
will generate a uapi header based on syscall.tbl file.
The syscall.tbl file contains the total number of system
calls information. So we have two option to update __NR-
_syscalls value.

1. Update __NR_syscalls in asm/unistd.h manually by count-
   ing the no.of system calls. No need to update NR_sys-
   calls until we either add a new system call or delete
   existing system call.

2. We can keep this feature it above mentioned script,
   that will count the number of syscalls and keep it in
   a generated file. In this case we don't need to expli-
   citly update __NR_syscalls in asm/unistd.h file.

The 2nd option will be the recommended one. For that, I
moved the __NR_syscalls macro from asm/unistd.h to uapi-
/asm/unistd.h. While __NR_syscalls isn't strictly part of
the uapi, having it as part of the generated header to
simplifies the implementation. We also need to enclose
this macro with #ifdef __KERNEL__ to avoid side effects.

Signed-off-by: Firoz Khan <firoz.khan@linaro.org>
---
 arch/microblaze/include/asm/unistd.h      | 2 --
 arch/microblaze/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h | 4 ++++
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/arch/microblaze/include/asm/unistd.h b/arch/microblaze/include/asm/unistd.h
index a62d094..e19550f 100644
--- a/arch/microblaze/include/asm/unistd.h
+++ b/arch/microblaze/include/asm/unistd.h
@@ -38,6 +38,4 @@ 
 
 #endif /* __ASSEMBLY__ */
 
-#define __NR_syscalls         401
-
 #endif /* _ASM_MICROBLAZE_UNISTD_H */
diff --git a/arch/microblaze/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h b/arch/microblaze/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h
index 7a9f16a..ed9c6f5 100644
--- a/arch/microblaze/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h
+++ b/arch/microblaze/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h
@@ -418,4 +418,8 @@ 
 #define __NR_io_pgetevents	399
 #define __NR_rseq		400
 
+#ifdef __KERNEL__
+#define __NR_syscalls         401
+#endif
+
 #endif /* _UAPI_ASM_MICROBLAZE_UNISTD_H */