Subject: Re: splitting up LINUX compat into architectures
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/31/1997 14:59:35
On Fri, 31 Oct 1997, Todd Vierling wrote:

> Opinions, please:
> I'd like to add support for both SPARC and m68k Linux compatibility, but to
> do so, the syscall tables have to be divided up into architectures (the
> syscalls themselves match, but the syscall numbers vary from one arch to the
> next).  Proposition:

[reasonable suggestions snipped :-]

> - change instances of "#include <compat/linux/linux_syscall.h>" and
>   friends to "#include <compat/linux/arch/_MACHINE_ARCH/linux_syscall.h>"
>   et. al.

I'd say leave it at compat/linux/linux_syscall.h, and have it in turn call
the right architecture-dependant file. That way there's a file for the
M.I. syscall stuff, and it's easier to type. :-)

Take care,