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Re: what if there's no __NR_oldmount nor __NR_mount?
Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat dot com> writes:
> On Mar 14, 2003, Andreas Jaeger <aj at suse dot de> wrote:
>> Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat dot com> writes:
>>> This patch fixes linux/umount.S such that it doesn't fail to assemble
>>> if an old-style umount syscall is not available at all. Ok?
>> In what situation would this happen?
> Building glibc for n32 or n64. There's only __NR_umount2, no
> __NR_umount or __NR_oldumount.
I see umount2 now.
>> If neither of these is available, the function has to be implemented
>> anyway as a dummy returning ENOSYS together with a stub-warning.
> Err... Why? I mean, is there any code that actually calls it?
User-level programs might call it.
> Anyway, I realize x86_64 and hppa are in similar situations, and they
> have an umount.c that should do for mips64 as well. I'll submit this
> change along with some other cvs adds for linux/mips/mips64.
Yes, please do it in a similar way - or just include the hppa version,
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