New post & video on how WSL System Calls work

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Rich

One of the most interesting things about the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is its ability to run unmodified Linux ELF64 binaries atop the Windows Kernel.

How?” is a question we receive regularly from many of you. Ask and ye shall receive 🙂

In this new post, Stephen Hufnagel explains to Seth Juarez how WSL System Calls (syscalls) work, transitioning user-mode calls to kernel-mode handler & subsequent dispatch, and back again.

Enjoy!

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Rich Turner

Sr. Program Manager, Windows Console & Command-Line

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