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Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 21:35:21 +0100
From: Tomasz Sterna <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] add sched_getcpu

W dniu 29.02.2016, pon o godzinie 16∶30 -0500, użytkownik Rich Felker
> There are a lot of Linux specific syscalls without libc wrappers.
> > Is this one special enough?
> I wouldn't say there are a lot; do you have a list?

$ grep -roh 'syscall(SYS_[a-z]*' src/kits/kernel/ | sort -u

And this is just from a fairly small library of mine.

>  The topic of what should and should not be given libc wrappers has
> been under discussion on the glibc list for a while now. [...]
> You should not need to use syscall() to access any Linux
> functionality that's meant to be exposed to applications; [...]

Really depends on how you define "applications".

Basically why I asked the question - if the above should also be
wrapped, I am all for it. But if not, why some syscalls are special?

smoku @ @

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