Re: [Linux-ia64] use of setcontext()/getcontext()

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2001-10-16 04:16:20
>>>>> On Thu, 11 Oct 2001 13:26:05 +0200 (CEST), stefan <> said:

  Stefan> On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, David Mosberger wrote: Also I would
  Stefan> like to know if
  Stefan> extern unsigned long
  Stefan> __libc_ia64_register_backing_store_base; or extern void *
  Stefan> __libc_ia64_register_backing_store_base;
  Stefan> is meant to be correct.
  >>  Either one should work.

  Stefan> I know that :-) But how is it initially declared ? I just
  Stefan> need to decide which to chose.

Well, it's defined in an assembly file, so there is no initial
declaration.  I'd recommend to declare it as "unsigned long *".  That
way, it would be compatible with the rse.h helper functions (not that
you'd need them... ;-).

Received on Mon Oct 15 11:16:37 2001

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