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bug#23529: Request for fixing randomize_va_space build issues


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#23529: Request for fixing randomize_va_space build issues
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 20:29:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

On Sep 09 2016, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> defsubr does that, but fixing the address of the function after
> loading the dumped data is also very simple: for each defsubr, rewrite
> its function pointer.

Function pointers are difficult to handle, especially on architectures
that use function descriptors.  That's why the "portable" dumper of
xemacs doesn't work on ia64: it lumps together function and data
pointers.

Andreas.

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