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Re: [PATCH 1/7] Add <sys/auxv.h> and gethwcap function.
On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 1:59 PM, Richard Henderson <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 05/14/12 11:49, Ryan S. Arnold wrote:
>> Isn't this redundant with the following?
>> __getauxval (AT_HWCAP)
>> I imagine, even for a user application, this probably isn't going to
>> be called more than once so is this specific export justified?
> Nearly but not quite. ÂPlease read the 0/7 post re the different
> return types.
Ahh, I see.. I was thinking it doesn't matter because as far as I can
see, the dl_hwcap field of the GLRO is still populated with only the
low half of the HWCAP field on a 32-bit system (like 32-bit PowerPC):
GLRO(dl_hwcap) = (unsigned long int) av->a_un.a_val;
Ryan S. Arnold