[Linux-ia64] Re: PAL entry point

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2002-04-18 00:54:14
>>>>> On Wed, 17 Apr 2002 15:09:51 +0200, Christian Hildner <christian.hildner@hob.de> said:

  Christian> Stephane, David, do you agree making the symbol
  Christian> pal_entry_point global (included in pal.S)? I would need
  Christian> access to the PAL routines directly from my program
  Christian> without using the provided functions.

I'm not sure that's a good idea.  PAL has very particular constraints
on the environment in which it can be called in.  Why aren't the
normal entry points (ia64_pal_call_static(), ia64_pal_call_stacked(),
ia64_pal_call_phys_static(), and ia64_pal_call_phys_stacked())
sufficient?

	--david
Received on Wed Apr 17 07:55:47 2002

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