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Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: BFD relocations

From: Geoff Keating
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: BFD relocations
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 20:09:46 -0700

> Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 19:05:37 -0400
> From: Daniel Jacobowitz <address@hidden>

> > 1) Is it possible to know for sure that a smaller range could be
> >    flushed safely?
> I believe glibc has an "aux" mechanism to convey this.  I don't know
> how it works, though.  Geoff?

The kernel does, in some versions, pass the size of a cache line (8,
16, whatever), but I don't think glibc passes it to userland yet.
There's no way to know which lines don't need flushing.

- Geoffrey Keating <address@hidden> <address@hidden>

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