[PATCH 31/40] trace syscalls: Convert various generic compat syscalls

Frederic Weisbecker fweisbec at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 06:29:34 EDT 2010

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 12:19:38PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> , Ian Munsie wrote:
>> From: Ian Munsie<imunsie at au1.ibm.com>
>> This patch converts numerous trivial compat syscalls through the generic
>> kernel code to use the COMPAT_SYSCALL_DEFINE family of macros.
> Why? This just makes the code look uglier and the functions harder
> to grep for.

Because it makes them usable with syscall tracing.

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