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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use uname not sysctl to get the kernel revision
    Jakub Jelinek wrote:
    > On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 12:33:56PM -0700, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
    >> Roland McGrath wrote:
    >>> We could also put the uname info (modulo nodename) into the vDSO.
    >> Or even better: real topology information.
    >
    > AND rather than OR would be even better. So glibc could find kernel
    > version, etc. and topology in the vDSO cheaply.

    Wouldn't it make more sense for this to be in ELF tags, rather than the
    vdso? Another alternative, I guess, would be to put a pointer in the
    ELF tags, which may point into the vdso.

    -hpa
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