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SubjectRe: patch for x86 treatment of fs and gs in signal handlers
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Jamie Lokier <lkd@tantalophile.demon.co.uk> writes:

> Simply that "%gs:" is emitted as an address prefix for an instruction
> that address an object with the segment attribute. (Or "%fs:" etc.).
> Nothing else.

But this is not usable since the intent is to have the segments
associated with %fs and %gs not to have the same address as the
segments for %ds etc.

> Although it sounds complicated, the only changes are to ld.so (part of
> Glibc which you're changing anyway), and the GCC attributes.

No, I'm not changing ld.so for this.

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