Subject: Re: port-xen/29887: sysctl kern.consdev coredumps
To: tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org, Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/2005 13:02:03
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On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 08:46:47PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 01:14:25PM -0500, James Chacon wrote:
> > BTW: -ffreestanding doesn't even imply it's what I would be using for
> > this:
> > -ffreestanding
> > Assert that compilation takes place in a freestanding enviro=
> > This implies -fno-builtin. A freestanding environment is on=
> > which the standard library may not exist, and program startu=
> > not necessarily be at "main". The most obvious example is a=
> > kernel. This is equivalent to -fno-hosted.
> Actually, it does say all the necessary thing.
> (a) The standard library may not exist. --> can't depend on the behaviour
The problem, though, is that most of us consider the stdio code in libc to=
be the "standard" library, it is present, and it is what we want. Thus=20
-ffreestanding is not what we want.
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