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

Arjan van de Ven arjan at infradead.org
Tue Sep 29 12:02:07 PDT 2009


On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 11:44:52 -0700
"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa at zytor.com> wrote:

> 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.
> 

syscalls are cheap as well.
cheaper than decades of dealing with such multiplexer mess ;/


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