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SubjectRe: [PATCH] linux-2.5.43_vsyscall_A0
On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Jeff Dike wrote:

> My preferred solution would be for libc to ask the kernel where the
> vsyscall area is. That's reasonably clean and virtualizable. Andrea
> doesn't like it because it adds a few instructions to the vsyscall
> address calculation.

Sounds like the best solution indeed, especially when keeping
in mind the strange people who want to run with a different
user:kernel split or statically linked binaries at fun addresses
so they've got more space for their fortran arrays ;)

Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".
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