[lttng-dev] What are sys calls starting with compat?

Shariyar syed.shariyar at gmail.com
Fri Dec 6 22:47:37 EST 2013

Can someone kindly explain the difference between system calls starting
with "compat" prefix and regular system calls?

 Compat system calls do not appear in the system call table:
http://syscalls.kernelgrok.com/. However, I did found them in the source
code of Linux.

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