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Re: RELEASE BLOCKER: Linux doesn't follow x86/x86-64 ABI wrt direction flag


On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 10:20 PM, Joe Buck <Joe.Buck@synopsys.com> wrote:
>
>
>  On Wed, 5 Mar 2008, Jan Hubicka wrote:
>  > > Linux kernel is disabling red zone and use kernel code model, yet the
>  > > ABI is not going to be adjusted for that.
>  > >
>  > > This is resonably easy to fix on kernel side in signal handling, or by
>  > > removing std usage completely
>
>  On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 10:02:07PM +0100, Michael Matz wrote:
>  > That is true.  But it requires updating the kernel to a fixed one if you
>  > want to run your programs compiled by 4.3 :-/  Not something we'd like to
>  > demand.
>
>  I changed the title just for emphasis.
>
>  I think that we can't ship 4.3.0 if signal handlers on x86/x86_64
>  platforms for both Linux and BSD systems will mysteriously (to the users)
>  fail, and it doesn't matter whose fault it is.

We didn't yet run into this issue and build openSUSE with 4.3 since more than
three month.

Richard.


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