Re: [PATCH 03/17] Add system pointer argument to shared EFI stubrelated functions so they no longer use global system table pointer as theydid when part of eboot.c.

From: Matt Fleming
Date: Wed Aug 07 2013 - 17:56:07 EST

On Wed, 07 Aug, at 10:10:54AM, Roy Franz wrote:
> I went this way since the shared code is in a separate file - I really
> didn't like using a global variable as part of the interface to
> the shared code. This has the nice side benefit of allowing the ARM
> stub to not use any global variables, so we don't have to do
> any GOT fixups to relocate the code - it is position independent if we
> don't use global variables.

OK, that would be a win. Please include this rationale in the patch.

Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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