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SubjectRe: [Patch] Elf loader crash while zero-filling .bss
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, H. Peter Anvin wrote:


> > Now, the question is whether it is valid for ELF binary to not have the end
> > of .bss section (if present at all) not page-aligned.
> Why wouldn't it be? It would, however, be valid to the kernel to round it up
> to the next boundary.

I wasn't immediately sure if there is nothing in ELF specification that
would forbid that.

Then I think that Abel's patch is correct.

--
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs


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