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Re: Remove entries from sysdeps/unix/sysv/syscalls.list duplicatingones in sysdeps/unix/
On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Joseph S. Myers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 5 May 2012, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>> Why do we have a syscalls.list in sysv if linux is the only user?
> Because once there was support for othere "SysV-like" (indeed, actual
> SysV) systems in glibc.
> The point of this patch series relating to sysdeps/unix/sysv/syscalls.list
> is to end up removing the file completely. ?I think two more patches after
> the present one should do it (one for more syscalls that are overridden
> for Linux, one to merge the remainder into
> sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/syscalls.list). ?Then sysdeps/unix/sysv/ will
> purely be a container for sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/, even if it's not worth
> the disruption of actually removing the sysv/ directory level and using
> sysdeps/unix/linux instead.
Thanks, in that case I agree with the patch.