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Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Enable demuxed sysv IPC syscalls
- From: Adhemerval Zanella <adhemerval dot zanella at linaro dot org>
- To: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2015 20:56:57 -0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Enable demuxed sysv IPC syscalls
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On 03-12-2015 20:22, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Dec 2015, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
>> My inclination would to avoid the __ASSUME_XXX macros definition and just
>> check if the current kernel header defines of not __NR_msgctl and use it
>> as the condition to enable the wire-up syscall.
> I'm not clear exactly what you're suggesting. If you check like that
> (whether the kernel headers, possibly for a newer kernel than the minimum
> supported by that glibc build, define a syscall number) then you need a
> run-time fallback if the new syscall fails with ENOSYS.
But building with a newer kernel header will bind the libc.so to the
specific version, isn't? I am assuming ENOSYS will be retuned only when
the libc.so issues the syscall on an older kernel (which it should not
suppose to support).