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Re: Remove entries from sysdeps/unix/sysv/syscalls.list duplicatingones in sysdeps/unix/

On Sat, 5 May 2012, Carlos O'Donell wrote:

> On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Joseph S. Myers <> 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.

Thanks, now committed.

Joseph S. Myers

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