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Re: apple's objc runtime on linux?

From: Helge Hess
Subject: Re: apple's objc runtime on linux?
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 15:33:53 +0100

On 07.11.2003, at 15:01, Philip Mötteli wrote:
Am 07.11.2003 um 13:07 schrieb Benhur Stein:
On 2003-11-07 08:49:54 -0200 Philip Mötteli <address@hidden> wrote:
Well, some part of the Apple ObjC runtime is written in Assembly. This could
cause problems.
Well, that shouldn't be a problem.
So ix86 and PPC call stacks are the same?

No, but the Apple runtime contains dispatch asm code for a lot of platforms - including ix86, so this isn't a practical problem. Yet it is not fully portable like the GNU one.

You never truly know whether a security hole is fixed or not unless you do it yourself.

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