[klibc] Re: sys_mmap2 on different architectures
bcrl at kvack.org
Thu Feb 23 09:39:07 PST 2006
On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 04:43:47PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> Aha, that part I didn't catch. Thanks for the clarification
> I wonder why we did things that way with a fixed shift...
Without that trick, we'd have needed an extra parameter for the syscall
on x86, which is already at the maximum number of registers with 6
arguments. This was easier than changing the syscall ABI. =-)
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