Re: syscall_linkage

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-04-09 09:39:17

The quick summary can be found in asm-ia64/ptrace.h.
Also, my book has a fairly extensive discussion of how machine-state
is handled on ia64 linux.


>>>>> On Thu, 08 Apr 2004 17:54:40 +0200, Zoltan Menyhart <> said:

  Zoltan> Can somebody explain me, please, what the difference is between an
  Zoltan> __attribute__((syscall_linkage)) call and a regular one ?

  Zoltan> The Itanium Software Conventions & Runtime Architecture Guide does
  Zoltan> not say a word about it, does it mean it is a non standard way to
  Zoltan> pass parameters ?

  Zoltan> What registers need / do not need to be saved with respect to what
  Zoltan> is written in the Intel book ?
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