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SubjectRe: the Linux kernel, testsuites, and maybe *you*
On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 11:15:23AM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> there is still the ABI issue ... code written in kernel space in pure
> asm cannot always be compiled in userspace and work properly/the same

Is that a blackfin weirdness?

>
> > The other issue to test some of them properly you need unmapped pages
> > etc. That gets much easier to do in user space. There are some other
> > issues.
>
> you mean testing boundary overflows ? can be handled with canaries
> rather than segfaults i imagine ...

Not for reads, no.

-Andi
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