[PATCH] ARM64: fix building without CONFIG_UID16

Heiko Carstens heiko.carstens at de.ibm.com
Mon Nov 30 00:38:58 PST 2015

On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 12:12:21PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> As reported by Michal Simek, building an ARM64 kernel with CONFIG_UID16
> disabled currently fails because the system call table still needs to
> reference the individual function entry points that are provided by
> kernel/sys_ni.c in this case, and the declarations are hidden inside
> of #ifdef CONFIG_UID16:

Will we ever get rid of UID16? kernel/uid.c contains this nice comment:

 *	Wrapper functions for 16bit uid back compatibility. All nicely tied
 *	together in the faint hope we can take the out in five years time.

Which seems to exist since at least February 2000. ;)

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