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From: Paul Fulghum <>
To: Arnd Bergmann <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Alan Cox <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tty add compat_ioctl
Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 15:11:59 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> - The return value of the new compat_ioctl methods should probably
> 'int', not 'long'. We've had the discussion before and then
> decided not to change the existing compat_ioctl and 
> unlocked_ioctl functions -- even though int is more appropriate,
> but having the same prototype has the advantage that a driver
> can use the same function for both ->ioctl and ->compat_ioctl
> if all calls are compatible.

Any comments on this or should I assume that
compat_ioctl() will stay with ulong return type?

Paul Fulghum
Microgate Systems, Ltd.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2007-05-04 20:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-05-03 17:34 Paul Fulghum
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2007-05-04  1:44   ` Paul Fulghum
2007-05-04  3:05     ` Paul Fulghum
2007-05-04 21:11   ` Paul Fulghum [this message]

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