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Re: Possible bug in sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/powerpc/mmap64.c
> Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 17:28:00 -0700
> From: "H . J . Lu" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: Geoff Keating <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org,
> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 05:20:45PM -0700, Richard Henderson wrote:
> > On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 09:53:01AM -0700, H . J . Lu wrote:
> > > I believe every port should implelement the mmap2 system call.
> > And the 64-bit ports would do this why?
> Of course, mmap2 is for 32-bit ports. Ok, let me rephrase
> 1. All 32-bit ports should have the mmap2 system call and use
New kernel ports, 32-bit and 64-bit, should use a 64-bit off_t in all
kernel interfaces. There is no reason to do otherwise. So the
compatibility code you see does not need to work for more platforms
than the ones it already works on.
- Geoffrey Keating <email@example.com>