Re: [PATCH] s390 (8/8): export sys_wait4.

From: Pete Zaitcev (
Date: Thu Dec 12 2002 - 18:17:47 EST

> Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 22:19:21 +0100
> From: Roberto Nibali <>

> >>+EXPORT_SYMBOL(sys_wait4);
> >
> > Martin, hold on just a second. Last I checked, sys_wait4 was
> > used ONLY by a moronic code in ipvs, _and_ there was a comment
> > by the author above it "we are too lazy to do it properly".
> > Do you have a better reason to export it?
> Guess I'm the malefactor this time since I've sent this patch to Martin
> after some email exchanges with a guy that wanted LVS to work on a s390.
> I reckon I will fix the said moronic code to use a syscall wrapper for
> sys_wait4() so we don't step on anyone's toes.

I should not have called it moronic. Everyone has schedule
constraints. I am wondering though, if the LVS and ipvs
module are maintained actively. Perhaps I owe them a patch.

-- Pete
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