Subject: Re: COMPAT_LINUX vsyscall
To: Ian Lance Taylor <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/02/2005 12:47:05
On May 2, 2005, at 12:37 PM, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:

> Mind you, I'm not sure whether this kind of thing is really worth it,
> myself.  Why not just provide versions of libc wholly compiled for
> each specific architecture of interest?

I think the idea is that by addressing some of the really hotspot  
functions with a commpage-alike, you can get a lot of benefit without  
having to ship (or build) N copies of every library / program.

-- thorpej