[rfa:ppc64gnulinux] Call ".malloc"
Fri Nov 14 01:13:00 GMT 2003
On Nov 13, 7:56pm, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> When only minimal symbol information is available, the symbol "malloc",
> which is found in a data section because it's a descriptor, gets turns
> into a 32-bit int variable. Consequently, an attempt to call "malloc"
> is turned into to jump to the code designated by that 32-bit integer
> value found at malloc.
> This patch avoids that problem entirely by specifying that on PPC64
> GNU/Linux, the "malloc" function has the name ".malloc" (which is really
> the function's start address).
Sounds good to me.
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