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    SubjectRe: RELEASE BLOCKER: Linux doesn't follow x86/x86-64 ABI wrt direction flag
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    There are already gcc 4.3.0 packages on the FTP site.

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    On Mar 5, 2008, at 13:20, Joe Buck <Joe.Buck@synopsys.COM> wrote:

    >
    >
    > 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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