Re: [Linux-ia64] How to set/reset gp pointer : info needed

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-03-15 04:17:55
>>>>> On Fri, 14 Mar 2003 07:08:51 -0800 (PST), Raj Patil <rpatil0296@yahoo.com> said:

  Raj> Reason: I am just trying to port an utility to ia64 based Linux
  Raj> platform from x86 platform. It adds an entry to syscall table
  Raj> to point to a function in a module. It is like adding a new
  Raj> temp syscall for a small duration.

Is the module open-source?  If not, you run the risk of violating the
kernel's GPL license (binary-only modules are OK but only as long as
they use "standard" kernel interfaces; planting a syscall-hook goes
beyond that).

	--david
Received on Fri Mar 14 09:19:29 2003

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