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From: "David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com>
To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, torvalds@osdl.org
Subject: Re: PATCH: allow 2.6 to build on old old setups
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 07:17:28 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030728071728.664051cf.davem@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1059391858.15438.14.camel@dhcp22.swansea.linux.org.uk>

On 28 Jul 2003 12:30:59 +0100
Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:

> On Llu, 2003-07-28 at 02:52, David S. Miller wrote:
> > >  		    info->hdr->e_machine == EM_SPARCV9) {
> > >  			/* Ignore register directives. */
> > >  			if (ELF_ST_TYPE(sym->st_info) == STT_REGISTER)
> > >  				break;
> > >  		}
> > > +#endif
> > 
> > This change is wrong.
> > 
> > If you're going to do this, it's much better to define it to the
> > correct value in this case (which is decimal '13').
> 
> Its sparc specific stuff so presumably all sparc stuff had the register?
> I can change and resubmit though - no problem

The situation is that, on every platform, one gets the define in
/usr/include/elf.h, it's just that older glibc's lack the define.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2003-07-28 14:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-27 20:26 Alan Cox
2003-07-28  1:52 ` David S. Miller
2003-07-28 11:30   ` Alan Cox
2003-07-28 13:28     ` Mikael Pettersson
2003-07-28 14:17     ` David S. Miller [this message]

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