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Date:	Sun, 8 Nov 2009 16:48:55 -0800
From:	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@...radead.org>
To:	ebiederm@...ssion.com (Eric W. Biederman)
Cc:	Russell King <rmk+lkml@....linux.org.uk>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Leo Chen <leochen@...adcom.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 22/23] sysctl arm: Remove binary sysctl support

On Sun, 08 Nov 2009 15:05:05 -0800
ebiederm@...ssion.com (Eric W. Biederman) wrote:

> >
> > The practical difference is that /proc support now must be compiled
> > in to support sys_sysctl.
> 
> But thanks for the reminder that I need to go into glibc and fix this
> before we disable the sys_sysctl emulation by default.

how are you dealing with existing glibcs ? Or with static linked
binaries? or.. or ..

breaking a heavily used ABI like this is not going to be pretty
or even sane, no matter which way you hate the current one.


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