What happened to Elf64_Sxword?
pavalos at theshell.com
Tue Dec 4 11:51:54 PST 2007
On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 11:11:23AM -0800, walt wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Dec 2007, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > :That value is defined in FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and linux, but not
> > :in DFly. Pkgsrc/devel/libelf won't build on DF because it's missing.
> > :
> > :Any particular reason to remove it?
> > I have no idea what Elf64_Sxword even is. Some kind of structure or
> > elf type? Where is it supposed to be defined?
> I guess you didn't remove it, then :o) Here is sys/elf64.h from DFly:
> I notice that Sword was redefined from int32 to uint64 in DFly -- i.e. Sword
> was redefined to the value of Sxword, which then leaves Sxword as redundant.
> I'm no expert in any of this, but it seems like changing these 'industry
> standard' definitions would be a bit dicey, no?
This is inherited from FreeBSD. It looks like they changed it around in their
1.13 version of elf64.h:
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