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    SubjectRELEASE BLOCKER: Linux doesn't follow x86/x86-64 ABI wrt direction flag

    On Wed, 5 Mar 2008, Jan Hubicka wrote:
    > > Linux kernel is disabling red zone and use kernel code model, yet the
    > > ABI is not going to be adjusted for that.
    > >
    > > This is resonably easy to fix on kernel side in signal handling, or by
    > > removing std usage completely

    On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 10:02:07PM +0100, Michael Matz wrote:
    > That is true. But it requires updating the kernel to a fixed one if you
    > want to run your programs compiled by 4.3 :-/ Not something we'd like to
    > demand.

    I changed the title just for emphasis.

    I think that we can't ship 4.3.0 if signal handlers on x86/x86_64
    platforms for both Linux and BSD systems will mysteriously (to the users)
    fail, and it doesn't matter whose fault it is.

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