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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/02] Elf: Align elf notes properly
Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> To verify your claim that 8 byte alignment is correct I checked the
> core dump code in fs/binfmt_elf.c in the linux kernel. That always
> uses 4 byte alignment. Therefore it appears clear that only doing
> 4 byte alignment is not a local misreading of the spec, and is used in
> other implementations. If you can find an implementation that uses
> 8 byte alignment I am willing to consider it.
>

I wrote the Elf core code, so I may be carrying the same misreading into
multiple places. In my defence, I think I wrote that before there were
any 64-bit Linux ports (hm, Alpha might have been around).

J
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