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Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 19:22:41 -0700
From: Isaac Dunham <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/10] ioperm & iopl

On Sun, 22 Jul 2012 18:13:32 -0700
Isaac Dunham <> wrote:

> This adds ioperm & iopl along with io.h, though a full io.h has
> several more syscalls.

I've been looking into some fixes for the current state, and have a few

1. These are only appropriate on PC arches (plus a few old PC-like
systems, like Alpha). However, they are C, so make doesn't build them.
Should I add a per-arch *.c rule to the Makefile? (this seems better to
me than adding an #ifdef and building an empty file on other arches)

2.  To add per-arch headers in include/sys/, should I 
mkdir arch/${ARCH}/sys/
Will this require changing the makefile?

3.  I'm thinking to copy in the macros, and would like a few tips on
-I assume I should delete needless comments such as 
/* Basic I/O macros */
#endif /* _SYS_IO_H */

-static inline or static ?

Isaac Dunham

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