[PATCH 1/2] Extend sys_clone and sys_unshare system calls API
haveblue at us.ibm.com
Thu Jan 24 09:46:57 PST 2008
On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 18:37 +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Did we decide not to do something with a variable number of
> > sys_clonefoo(unsigned long *flags, int len);
> That is evil, because that means strace can no longer reliably print
> flags being used (for example).
Ahhh. Just like it can't print strings for "buf"?
write(int fd, char *buf, size_t len)
Man, strace is stupid! ;)
If that's *really* a concern, why don't we just pass, say 4 or 5 longs
sys_clonebig(unsigned long flags0, unsigned long flags1,
unsigned long flags2, unsigned long flags3);
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