Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc/sys
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 06/25/2001 16:32:53
> > Who reviewed this change?
> This change didn't seem like one needing review.
Given that people are objecting, clearly it should have.
> > this is what stack gap allocation is for!
> Stack gap allocation is hack which should die. Primary reason is that
> it's not MT-safe.
that's true, but the appropriate replacement for stackgap allocation
is some *other* way for the kernel to allocate a chunk of user address
space for temporary use.
> > Why are we slowing down our native syscall path for the convenience of
> > emulations?
> E.g. MSG_COMPAT handling costs more than this.
"A is slow, therefore it's ok to slow B down"??