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Re: Regarding the ULTRIX and OSF1 compats

> On Mar 23, 2019, at 11:39 PM, Maxime Villard <max%m00nbsd.net@localhost> wrote:
>> There's a funny historical reason for this -- Linux on Alpha originally
>> used OSF/1 syscall numbering and args for its own native syscalls.
>> No, our implementation need not actually reflect that -- but it's an
>> interesting historical detail perhaps we should write down somewhere.
> Does that mean we don't need these syscalls?

We do, if we want Linux emulation to work.  I'll review your patch in a just a moment.

-- thorpej

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