COMPAT_43 and the linuxolator
David P. Reese Jr.
daver at tombstone.localnet.gomerbud.com
Sat Aug 16 21:22:02 PDT 2003
In article <slrnbjr5c7.2lkl.daver at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, David P. Reese Jr. wrote:
> In article <200308160150.h7G1oqcQ083933 at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>> We definitely can't rename COMPAT_43 to COMPAT_LINUX for the
>> remaining functions. Could you post an example of the problem
>> area? It seems it ought to be possible to convert the linux code
>> to use the newer syscalls.
> The trouble is that both the casting to a osockaddr struct and the copyout
> happen in the syscall functions. Thus it sounds like we need to implement
> the legacy syscalls in the linux emulation code.
I think I found a worthwhile solution to the problem. Sorry for the noise.
Patches within the week. Jr. Kernel Hacker in training.
David P. Reese, Jr. daver at xxxxxxxxxxxx
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