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Re: Removal of unexec support from glibc malloc

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Removal of unexec support from glibc malloc
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:00:57 -0500

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  > That leads to an interesting idea—what if one were to smash all the .elc
  > files that temacs loads as part of the undump process and then put them
  > into the temacs object, maybe by relinking them in as a giant array
  > (portable), or by shoving them into their own section with objcopy (not
  > really portable)?

It sounds good in principle, but the real test is in implementing it.

If it can really be done by making them an array, that would eliminate
any issues about whether the program can always find and open the
temacs file.

Dr Richard Stallman
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