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Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 22:21:01 +0100
From: Nathan Zadoks <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] add sched_getcpu

No objections have been noted previously, and in addition this has a 
vDSO equivalent on on x86_64, x32, and 64-bit ppc kernels. I haven't 
added support for that yet, but I'm hoping to make that my next patch if 
this gets merged.
Shoving the raw syscall into every app seems unproductive, and adding 
vDSO handling to random userland apps seems especially odd.
I *started* this patch because a patch of mine to support musl in an 
application was denied, on grounds of the syscall handling belonging in 

On 29/02/16 22:09, Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> W dniu 29.02.2016, pon o godzinie 17∶49 +0100, użytkownik Nathan Zadoks
> napisał:
>> This is a GNU extension, but a fairly minor one, for a system call
>> that otherwise has no libc wrapper.
> Does it need a libc wrapper?
> Calling it using syscall() seems pretty straightforward.
> There are a lot of Linux specific syscalls without libc wrappers.
> Is this one special enough?

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