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Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: function addresses and ld.so
Greetings, and thanks for your reply! Where might I look for the
SunOS example, if it still exists?
Ian Lance Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Richard Henderson <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 04:35:36PM -0700, David Mosberger wrote:
> > > Wouldn't, e.g., LD_PRELOADing something break this assumption?
> > Yes. Or, indeed, just recompiling the library could result
> > in different PLT offsets within the DSO, even on x86.
> > This behaviour is completely broken. It'll never work reliably.
> The unexec function needs to know about the PLT, and it needs to do
> the right thing.
> The emacs unexec function used to do this for SunOS shared libraries
> (which were the basis for ELF shared libraries). It is at least
> theoretically possible to handle this correctly.
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