[PATCH 3/8] add mem64_min/max control

Yinghai Lu yinghai at kernel.org
Sun Nov 18 01:53:10 EST 2012

On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Eric W. Biederman
<ebiederm at xmission.com> wrote:
>> so we should two purgatory for x86_64 ?
>> like one for 64bit and one for 32bit/16bit
> The problem is that the current 32bit assembly code is not possition
> independent.  If we can rewrite that assembly code to be position
> independent no relocs will be generated and we should be good.
> The 16bit entry point code was already written as position independent
> code so it should not cause problems.
> Just having one piece of code to deal with (if we can figure it out)
> looks to be the simpler and more maintainable solution.


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