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Date:	Tue, 4 Dec 2007 19:19:45 -0500
From:	Jeff Dike <>
To:	Adrian Bunk <>
Cc:	Harvey Harrison <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>, "H. Peter Anvin" <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] x86: Unify include/asm-x86/linkage_[32|64].h

On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 12:15:19AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> UML can't switch to the regparm(3) convention on i386 since it links 
> with userspace code, so if assembler code uses this calling convention 
> we need the C prototype of it annotated accordingly.

We're not talking about a global calling convention switch, right?
We're talking about selected functions only, in which case, the fact
that UML links against libc is irrelevant.


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