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SubjectRe: loadable modules
On Thu, 2 May 1996, Alan Cox wrote:

> > There are reasons I do not want to do this with libc - basically, a libc
> > approach can be bypassed with static bins, which I cant allow in this case.
>
> In which case you'll need to modify the actual kernel. The syscall map is
> static and its a very dangerous thing to play with as you shouldnt assume
> its just going to be a vector table. We pull tricks already - eg the sparc
> uses the low bit of the vector to indicate a call it can skip the expensive
> window saving on.
>
> Alan
>

Thats what I am currently doing, but I was hoping there was a way to use
modules to make it a little easier; I am told dosemu does what I am
looking to do, although I have yet to check out the source yet.

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