Re: 2.5-bk AT_GID clash

From: Paul Mackerras (
Date: Wed Nov 13 2002 - 17:37:52 EST

Rusty Russell writes:

> But IMHO the nameclash needs to be fixed *anyway*, not hacked around,
> or someone else will run over it one day. AFAICT, changing
> fs/binfmt_elf.c and elf.h to AT_RGID is the simplest. Both should be
> mildly chastised for using a prefix like AT_ publically.

The name (AT_GID) is mandated by the ABI specification IIRC.

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