[Gc] Patch for __libc_stack_end

Kenneth C. Schalk ken at xorian.net
Mon Jan 24 14:03:53 PST 2005


"Boehm, Hans" <hans.boehm at hp.com> wrote:
> Version 6.4 of the collector no longer checks
> __libc_stack_end by default.  That unfortunately means it
> relies on /proc, which isn't perfect either.

I'd just like to say that I'm very happy with the default in
6.4 of not using __libc_stack_end.  It makes binaries with
the gc statically linked much more portable across different
versions of glibc.

I'd be fine with this not being the default, as long as
there's a way to select this.

--Ken




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