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Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: recent commit


Greetings, and thanks again!  So how do I find the right area before
dumping? 

Many thanks,

David Mosberger <davidm@napali.hpl.hp.com> writes:

> >>>>> On 28 Aug 2003 21:00:54 -0400, Camm Maguire <camm@enhanced.com> said:
> 
>   Camm> Greetings!  This sounds like the sort of sidestepping of the
>   Camm> function descriptors that I was seeking initally.  Can you
>   Camm> elaborate?  I can dump the actual address, but don't I need to
>   Camm> find where these will be in the function descriptor mapping at
>   Camm> runtime to match the calling convention?
> 
> No, they won't be remapped when starting the unexec'd binary (that's
> the issue, in fact, otherwise you wouldn't have a problem).  Just
> dumping the memory areas containing the function descriptors and
> making them part of the unexec'd binary _ought_ to work.
> 
>   Camm> Am I the only one with these problems on this platform?
> 
> It's the first time I heard of it.
> 
>   Camm> BTW, Debian hppa works fine.
> 
> Yes, that's not surprising.  HP-PA handles function descriptors
> differently (mostly in worse ways; this is one area where the HP-PA
> way of doing things happens to work out better).
> 
> 	--david
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