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Date:   Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:20:34 -0700
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Deepa Dinamani <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/7] arm64: Make basic compat_* types always available

On Fri, Jul 06, 2018 at 10:42:41PM -0700, Deepa Dinamani wrote:
> As we repurpose more compat syscalls to be used in non CONFIG_COMPAT
> usecases as part of solving y2038, we need to make these basic types
> available unconditionally.

NAK.  Compat code is for foreign ABIs.  If this code is going to
be used elsewhere it should not be named compat_ and not be in

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