[klibc] HUGE change soon coming to a klibc near you

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Aug 23 06:27:40 PDT 2004

Olaf Hering wrote:
> How does the new scheme deal with types? Some syscalls return int, some
> void * or other things.
> mmap on ppc64 would return a long int instead of a void *. errno is also
> not handled correctly.

I'm a little confused by this statement -- is "long int" handled 
differently than "void *" in the ppc64 calling convention?


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