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    SubjectRe: 2.2.11: Complicated memory leak...
    On Thu, 12 Aug 1999, Frank Horowitz wrote:

    > I'm now deciding between trying to compile under different versions
    > of gcc, or (following Mike Galbraith's suggestion) using ikd and
    > enabling memleak. I'm open to advice regarding the pain/benefit
    > ratio of either course.

    If you do decide to try ikd, and use gcc-2.95 (or ~recent snapshot),
    you will need the below incremental patch.

    I've just build a memleak enabled ac3 kernel with gcc-2.95, and memleak
    appears to be working. Tips concerning what to beat upon are welcome.


    --- linux-2.2.11.ac3.ikd/arch/i386/kernel/ Thu Aug 12 05:36:06 1999
    +++ linux-2.2.11.ac3.ikd/arch/i386/kernel/process.c Thu Aug 12 05:36:48 1999
    @@ -707,7 +707,7 @@
    * More important, however, is the fact that this allows us much
    * more flexibility.
    -void __switch_to(struct task_struct *prev, struct task_struct *next)
    +void STDCALL(__switch_to(struct task_struct *prev, struct task_struct *next))
    /* Do the FPU save and set TS if it wasn't set before.. */
    --- linux-2.2.11.ac3.ikd/include/asm-i386/ Thu Aug 12 05:32:21 1999
    +++ linux-2.2.11.ac3.ikd/include/asm-i386/system.h Thu Aug 12 05:33:55 1999
    @@ -11,8 +11,7 @@
    #ifndef CONFIG_KERNEL_DEBUGGING /* Fix the FASTCALL thing -Andrea */
    extern void FASTCALL(__switch_to(struct task_struct *prev, struct task_struct *next));
    -extern void __switch_to(struct task_struct *prev, struct task_struct *next)
    - __attribute__((stdcall));
    +extern void STDCALL(__switch_to(struct task_struct *prev, struct task_struct *next));

    #ifdef CONFIG_KERNEL_DEBUGGING /* we can' t use FASTCALL -Andrea */
    --- linux-2.2.11.ac3.ikd/include/linux/ Thu Aug 12 05:34:47 1999
    +++ linux-2.2.11.ac3.ikd/include/linux/kernel.h Thu Aug 12 05:35:36 1999
    @@ -41,8 +41,10 @@

    #if defined(__i386__) && !defined(CONFIG_KERNEL_DEBUGGING)
    #define FASTCALL(x) x __attribute__((regparm(3)))
    +#define STDCALL(x) x
    #define FASTCALL(x) x
    +#define STDCALL(x) __attribute__((stdcall)) x

    extern void math_error(void);

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