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

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Wed Sep 30 09:15:44 PDT 2009

On Wednesday 30 September 2009, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Let's just make it another system call.  It doesn't have any downside
> that I can see, might prevent problems, and avoids setting a bad
> precedent that someone can misinterpret.

One more argument for this is that the new code is architecture independent
using user_stack_pointer(), while the original sys_clone is highly
architecture specific, which is a source for bugs when trying to
extend it.

	Arnd <><

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