Bug in module loading system on x86-64?

Eric Anholt eta at lclark.edu
Sat Oct 2 16:01:53 PDT 2004

On Sat, 2004-10-02 at 15:28, Adam Jackson wrote:
> [1] - I know of one such potential showstopper, but I need another OS to test 
> for it and I lack for hardware.  Anyone happen to know whether non-Linux 
> systems use something besides ELFOSABI_SYSV for their ABI identifier, and if 
> so, if it actually matters?  There's an ELFOSABI_LINUX #define, but Linux's 
> libdl will reject it, so clearly it doesn't get used.  I've tried and failed 
> to figure out where *BSD's libdl source is, but that still wouldn't tell me 
> what Solaris expects.

FreeBSD uses the FreeBSD OS ABI, and I sure wish linux used their
identifier.  I think NetBSD uses a NetBSD identifier, as well.

Eric Anholt                                eta at lclark.edu          
http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/         anholt at FreeBSD.org

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