Subject: Re: linux: utime(2)
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Simon Burge <simonb@NetBSD.ORG>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/07/1999 10:58:12
Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Sep 1999, Simon Burge wrote:
> > > This is available as source, but who knows when things like StarOffice,
> > > Quake and whatnot will start using that.
> > 
> > What I meant was that we have utime() at the binary compatibility level
> > but not utime(2) (ie SYS_utime) at the source code level.  It's only
> > that you're building from linux-specific source that's causing the
> > problem.
> I'm aware of this. Like I said above: what if someone hands you a linux
> binary that uses that system call?

I think one of us is confused here - we have the a syscall
under linux emulation, so a random linux binary that does a
syscall(SYS_utime, ...) should just work...