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Date:	Sun, 8 Nov 2009 23:34:44 +0000
From:	Russell King <>
To:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,, Leo Chen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 22/23] sysctl arm: Remove binary sysctl support

On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 03:31:23PM -0800, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> There is not a user visible ABI change.  Just a massive implementation change.
> The only user visible change is that CONFIG_SYS_SYSCALL now depends on
> The implementation of sys_sysctl in binary_sysctl.c will now read
> /proc/sys/bus/isa/portbase and using vfs_read convert the text string
> to a binary integer and return it to glibc in the form sys_sysctl has
> always used.

Right, that information was missing from the original patch.  No problem

Russell King
 Linux kernel    2.6 ARM Linux   -
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