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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/36] remove in-kernel syscall invocations (part 1)
On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 01:54:23AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 05:54:27PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Yes. And honestly, I'd rather have these kinds of "just change the
> > calling convention" almost automated patches separately - and then the
> > cleanups later.
> >
> > Mixing the calling convention change and the cleanup together is just
> > confusing and potentially causes subtle issues.
>
> A lot of the issues here is that the initramfs / do_mount code
> is written as if it was user space code, but in kernel space. E.g.
> using file desriptors etc.

... and I still wonder if it would make more sense to kick that crap
out into userland.

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