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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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