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Re: [Linux-ia64] Guile garbage collector on ia64-linux

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: [Linux-ia64] Guile garbage collector on ia64-linux
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 11:34:22 +0200
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stefan <address@hidden> writes:

|> With newer installations this has changed and the code does not work
|> anymore.  I know you stated somewhere in the past the set of
|> functions/structures has been introduced in glibc-2.2.3.  I do not know
|> exactly which version is current know.  The problem we need to solve for
|> the Guile garbage collection are as follows:
|>  * have some header where ucontext_t is declared but
|>    setcontext()/getcontext() is not -> so we can redeclare it to make
|>    getcontext() return the 'struct rv'.

Alternatively you could name getcontext differently on the C level, but
give it getcontext as the assembler name, like this:

extern struct rv ia64_getcontext (ucontext_t *) __asm__ ("getcontext");


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