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Bug#647587: Alpha: missing accept4 syscall

On Fri, 2011-11-04 at 22:10 +1300, Michael Cree wrote:
> Source: linux-2.6
> Version: 3.0.0-6
> Severity: Important
> User: debian-alpha@lists.debian.org
> Usertags: alpha
> X-Debbugs-CC: debian-alpha@lists.debian.org
> The kernel for the alpha port is missing the accept4 syscall; the
> implementation, long overdue, is now in Linus' kernel as commit
> 0a8c384ebe4cc1c462076732dbffb595e7e81d5c.
> Could we please have this cherry-picked to the 3.0.0 kernel (or the
> 3.1.0 kernel if that is what you plan to upload to unstable next).  It
> should apply without modification.

Done for 3.1; I don't think we'll do another 3.0 upload.

> The new version of udev in unstable depends on this syscall and without
> it it floods the system logs with error messages filling the disk in
> short order.

Was there a stable release for alpha based on squeeze?  If so, that
should also be updated.


Ben Hutchings
Sturgeon's Law: Ninety percent of everything is crap.

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