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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] use struct pt_regs based syscall calling for x86-64

* Dominik Brodowski <linux@dominikbrodowski.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 01:03:54PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >
> > * Dominik Brodowski <linux@dominikbrodowski.net> wrote:
> >
> > > > > The whole series is available at
> > > > >
> > > > > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/brodo/linux.git syscalls-WIP
> > > >
> > > > BTW., I'd like all these bits to go through the x86 tree.
> > > >
> > > > What is the expected merge route of the generic preparatory bits?
> > >
> > > My current plan is to push the 109 patch bomb to remove in-kernel calls to syscalls
> > > directly to Linus once v4.16 is released.
> >
> > Are there any (textual and semantic) conflicts with the latest -next?
> >
> > Also, to what extent were these 109 patches tested in -next?
>
> These 109 patches are equivalent to the syscalls tree in linux-next. Most of
> these patches habe been in there for quite a while (the last major batch went
> in on March 22; other patches are in there since March 14th).
>
> Conflicts existend with asm-generic and metag (which contain remvoal of some
> architectures; I have solved that issue by not caring about those archs any
> more); trivial conflicts exist since very few days with the vfs and sparc
> trees.

Ok, great - all that sounds good to me, and I'll integrate the x86 bits once the
generic bits are upstream.

Thanks,

Ingo

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