[RFC][PATCH v2 1/4] elf: Add PN_XNUM constant

Daisuke HATAYAMA d.hatayama@jp.fujitsu.com
Mon Jan 18 07:45:00 GMT 2010


We add new constant PN_XNUM which is a value for e_phnum field of ELF
header. It is defined as 0xffff. PN_XNUM is assigned into e_phnum
field when the actual program header size is equal to or larger than
0xffff(65535).
---
 include/elf/common.h |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/elf/common.h b/include/elf/common.h
index 3788395..de1a99d 100644
--- a/include/elf/common.h
+++ b/include/elf/common.h
@@ -403,6 +403,9 @@
 #define EV_NONE		0		/* Invalid ELF version */
 #define EV_CURRENT	1		/* Current version */
 
+/* Value for e_phnum. */
+#define PN_XNUM		0xffff		/* Extended numbering */
+
 /* Values for program header, p_type field.  */
 
 #define PT_NULL		0		/* Program header table entry unused */
-- 
1.6.5.1



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