[PATCH 1/2] Extend sys_clone and sys_unshare system calls API
pavel at ucw.cz
Thu Jan 24 09:37:08 PST 2008
On Thu 2008-01-24 09:24:34, Dave Hansen wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 18:09 +0100, Cedric Le Goater wrote:
> > yes but we would need more something like :
> > long sys_clone64(unsigned long flags_high, unsigned long flag_low)
> > if we want the syscall to be supported on 32bit arch. clone2 is also
> > being used on ia64 already.
> Did we decide not to do something with a variable number of arguments?
> sys_clonefoo(unsigned long *flags, int len);
That is evil, because that means strace can no longer reliably print
flags being used (for example).
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