In message <20081109192746.GO1165@hoeg.nl>, Ed Schouten writes:

>After having a discussion on IRC with some friends of mine about system
>call conventions, we couldn't exactly determine why pipe(2)'s calling
>convention has to be different from the rest.


It will take some time before we can remove the old syscall,
but I'd say it is worth it, just for getting more consistency
and less pointless magic.

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