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Re: PATCH: Implement static dl_iterate_phdr
On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 08:22:48AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> IA-64 doesn't use the dummy static dl_iterate_phdr. Why isn't
> sysdeps/generic/dl-iteratephdr-static.c an empty file? To go one
Normal glibc behaviour is to supply stubs for functions declared
in headers, but not supported. generic dl-iteratephdr-static.c
might want to use stub_warning though...
> step further, why do other arches need dl_iterate_phdr for dynamic
> binaries? Why not make dl_iterate_phdr an IA-64 only function?
Because dl_iterate_phdr is heavily used on all arches for dynamic binaries
and for -static on IA-64?
> BTW, my user finds dl_iterate_phdr useful on other arches, but it is
> kind of useless when it only works with dynamic binaries.
Can you expand on why is it useless?