On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 05:55:15PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> I suppose we could do so magic to spread the cookie value across two
> buffer entries if necessary, but that's ugly...
> What if you could query the cookie size at runtime?
Not sure what you mean here. The cookie is passed in the syscall, so has
to be fixed-size no matter what, right ?
> Really, if you make it long it's going to be impossible
> to support this in 32/64 environments (ppc/sparc/mips/x86_64/
Sure ... I suppose I'll implement both (allocation of unique ID vs. the
above) and see which is least ugly.
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