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Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 04:06:12 +0300
From: "Dmitry V. Levin" <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Cc: Joakim Tjernlund <>,
	Segher Boessenkool <>,
	Michael Ellerman <>,
	Nicholas Piggin <>,,,
Subject: Re: Linux powerpc new system call instruction and ABI

On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 07:48:47PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 06:09:25PM +0000, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> > W.r.t breaking ABI, isn't that what PowerPC is trying to do with the new syscall I/F? 
> No, it's a new independent interface.

Unfortunately, being a new independent interface doesn't mean it isn't
an ABI break.  In fact, it was a severe ABI break, and this thread is
an attempt to find a hotfix.


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