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Re: ld/ia64: linker script change for FreeBSD/ia64 [patch]

From: Nick Clifton
Subject: Re: ld/ia64: linker script change for FreeBSD/ia64 [patch]
Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 08:44:56 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.1001 (Gnus v5.10.1) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

Hi Jim,

> I don't have a copy of FreeBSD on my machine, and I don't know FreeBSD
> physical addressing conventions, so I can't comment on the patch other
> than to point out that it can't possibly break anything other than
> FreeBSD, so it is harmless from my point of view.
> Linux uses segment 1 for mmap, segment 2 for text, and segment 3 for
> data.  If FreeBSD wants both text and data in segment 1, then that is
> certainly a reasonable thing for it to do.
> I see Marcel Moolenaar is listed on the www.freebsd.org site as a member
> of the IA-64 release engineering team, so I think we should accept him
> as an authoritative source.
> I think the patch should go in.

Great - in which case I have checked the patch in with this ChangeLog


2003-11-28  Marcel Moolenaar  <address@hidden>

        * emulparams/elf64_ia64_fbsd.sh (TEXT_START_ADDR): Define.
        (DATA_ADDR): Unset.

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