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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/17] asm-generic: Remove unneeded __ARCH_WANT_SYS_LLSEEK macro
On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 6:02 PM, Arnd Bergmann <> wrote:
> The sys_llseek sytem call is needed on all 32-bit architectures and
> none of the 64-bit ones, so we can remove the __ARCH_WANT_SYS_LLSEEK guard
> and simplify the include/asm-generic/unistd.h header further.
> Since 32-bit tasks can run either natively or in compat mode on 64-bit
> architectures, we have to check for both !CONFIG_64BIT and CONFIG_COMPAT.
> There are a few 64-bit architectures that also reference sys_llseek
> in their 64-bit ABI (e.g. sparc), but I verified that those all
> select CONFIG_COMPAT, so the #if check is still correct here. It's
> a bit odd to include it in the syscall table though, as it's the
> same as sys_lseek() on 64-bit, but with strange calling conventions.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

For m68k:
Acked-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>



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