[RFC][v7][PATCH 8/9]: Define clone2() syscall

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Sep 29 11:44:52 PDT 2009

On 09/29/2009 11:40 AM, Roland McGrath wrote:
> Why add a new syscall at all instead of just using a new CLONE_* flag to
> indicate that the argument layout is different?

What an absolutely atrociously bad idea.

We already have a syscall layer which is painful to thunk in places, and
this would make it much worse.


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