On Wed, 29 Aug 2012 15:16:15 +0200 Cedric Blancher wrote:
> On 29 August 2012 15:13, Glenn Fowler <g...@research.att.com> wrote:
> >
> > one example of intercepting/renaming syscalls is <ast.h> already, and for a 
> > while,
> > translates all foo() syscalls to foo64() where foo64() is avaliable

> I know, but you do that with #define like Olga's proposal. Adding more
> functions sounds bad since a lot of platforms have a hefty penalty for
> function calls with more than two arguments.

we're talking about syscalls that do pathname resolution
how hefty is function call overhead vs. syscall context switch and pathname 

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