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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/8] UML - Define jmpbuf access constants
On 2/7/06, Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com> wrote:
> Nope, that would be the next step if this turned out to be untenable,
> which I guess it is.

You have to do it if you want to keep using the setjmp interface.


> You're actually encrypting them somehow? How? And why?

For security reasons.


> Is there a reason there can't be an API for looking at the contents of
> a jmp_buf?

It's not needed. There is no reason to look at the content of the
struct except if you do something which isn't guaranteed by the spec.
I'll definitely not add such an interface. If you need this
functionality, implement it yourself. setjmp is most likely overkill
anyway.
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