Re: kernel segv with 2.6.31-rc6 ?

From: Rusty Russell
Date: Wed Aug 26 2009 - 08:20:44 EST

On Wed, 26 Aug 2009 04:54:32 am Roland McGrath wrote:
> > Actually, x86 was one of the archs which fucked us. Richard Henderson and
> > I *had* this, but ld -shared without -fPIC helpfully tells you "you're doing
> > it wrong" on x86-64.
> This complaint could easily be (have been) made optional.

Yep, I even had a patch. And meanwhile we could have lived with -fPIC modules
with some loss of performance (I think).

But at some level the problems accumulate until you go "nice idea, let's go
do something else" :)

But don't let me discourage you!
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