[fpc-devel] Linux epoll syscalls + example

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Feb 3 12:36:47 CET 2006

> On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 12:23:08PM +0100, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > 
> > First sb who is more into practical aspects of the Linux kernel should say
> > which kernel we are targeting.
> Defining the syscall numbers is independent of choosing the target linux
> kernel, right ?

It should. But sometimes call names are changed to _old and new ones with
the same name appear (with e.g. rt_ prefixed). 

So I'm not going to commit changes to sysnr.inc without it at least having
some testing, or evaluation of possible painpoints of running on older

> > I don't even know which kernel I run on FC4
> Probably 2.6.10 or so, look at "uname -a" ;-).
> I think most will have a 2.6 kernel by now, except for people running
> odd architectures with lazy kernel maintainers.

IIRC FC4 comes standard with at least 2.4 as choice. Don't underestimate
peopl that run under standard circumstances.

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