XEmacs 21.4.17 on HP-UX 11.23/IA-64
kehoea at parhasard.net
Thu Dec 22 07:30:39 EST 2005
Ar an dara lá is fiche de mí na Nollaig, scríobh Malcolm Purvis:
> Aidan> SuSE reported problems with pdump on IA 64, but I'd try compiling
> Aidan> --with-pdump before being confident that XEmacs won't work there.
> IIRC the IA-64's architecture is significantly incompatible with pdump.
> This is because function pointers are really function descriptors that
> can contain a field that is not guaranteed to be constant across
That’s an aspect of the ABI, no? And may vary on HP-UX?
> XEmacs will build and even pass the unit tests but might not work after the
> machine is rebooted.
> SuSe had a pretty invasive patch to fix this (by reinitialised all
> function pointers in dumped data upon startup) but it's never made it
> into our official releases.
> Malcolm - Typing this from just rebuilt Linux PPC64 partition.
I AM IN JAIL AND ALLOWED SEND ONLY ONE CABLE SINCE WAS ARRESTED WHILE
MEASURING FIFTEEN FOOT WALL OUTSIDE PALACE AND HAVE JUST FINISHED COUNTING
THIRTY EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE HUNDERED TWENTY TWO NAMES WHOS WHO IN MIDEAST.
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