Subject: Re: link_set_... sections and objcopy
To: None <port-arm@NetBSD.org>
From: Hal Murray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/28/2004 08:34:09
> How long is that going to take? Can you guarantee to have a solution
> before 2.0 ships? As it stands there is about a 1 in 10 chance of any
> particular kernel being unable to boot (the added sections come to
> about 490 bytes -- if that pushes the .text section into the next 4k
> page your binary won't boot). That means that there's about a 1 in 5
> chance that somebody trying to use INSTALL will either be unable to,
> or will end up with a non-bootable system afterwards.
Would it be worthwhile to add a hack/trap to check for that happening so we
know at build time that it won't work?
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