[uCsimm] Re: [UCLINUX] Fw: 32-bit PIC patches for the uCsimm !

From: Vadim Lebedev (vlebedev@aplio.fr)
Date: Wed Jan 05 2000 - 18:05:01 EST


This shared library stuff is more complicated than you think,
fo example what you're going to do with shared library static data?
Another point: the kernel should be modified to handle correctly shared
libraries....

Best regards
Vadim

----- Original Message -----
From: Erwin Authried <eauth@softsys.co.at>
To: <ucsimm@uclinux.com>
Cc: <uclinux@c3po.kc-inc.net>
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2000 10:49 PM
Subject: [UCLINUX] Fw: 32-bit PIC patches for the uCsimm !

> I have just recognized that it is not necessary to recompile
> the whole library, sorry. There are just a few library-internal calls that
> cannot be relocated because the call is made between the start
> of the text segment to the end of the text segment where the libraries
> are located. When those few calls are fixed, the rest of the library can
use the
> faster 16-bit relocation.
>
> Another idea: When all the libraries are linked to some fixed
> location, they could now be shared between all applications, without
> the overhead of having the same library attached to each
> application.
>
> -Erwin
>

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