Subject: Re: building libkvm
To: Ben Harris , Chris Gilbert <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-arm
Date: 07/12/2001 10:18:12
At 01:05 PM 7/12/2001 +0100, Ben Harris wrote:
>On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Chris Gilbert wrote:
> > I've been trying to get libkvm building on my cats box (with the newly 
> layed
> > out includes dir structure)  and have been having to do a few dubious 
> things
> > to get it to build.  The main one being some dummy include files that are
> > just empty but stop the build complaining they don't exist.  I also had to
> > make a machine/pch.h that points at arm32/pcb.h.
>Does something in userland actually care about the shape of struct pcb
>then?  If so, we either need to stop it doing so or standardise its shape
>across arm26 and arm32.

gdb. (target kcore) At worst, we need an identifier in the kernel to
identify which port.

> > Looking at libkvm I'm not sure that it can be shared across arm26 and 
> arm32,
> > it's very much tied into the kernel.
>If all else fails, it can switch between implementations at run-time.

It should be possible.
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