On 03/18/2012 08:33 AM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Richard Henderson
> Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2012 08:23:49 -0700
>> On 03/17/2012 03:43 PM, David Miller wrote:
>>> From: Richard Henderson
>>> Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 10:06:32 -0700
>>>> * misc/getauxval.c: New file.
>>>> * misc/Makefile (routines): Add it.
>>>> * misc/Versions (GLIBC_2.16): Export it.
>>>> * misc/sysv/auxv.h (getauxval): Declare.
>>>> * elf/dl-support.c (_dl_auxv): New variable.
>>>> (_dl_aux_init): Initialize it.
>>> If you provide this then you could use only getauxval() in libgcc
>>> and therefore have code that works on Solaris too.
>> Works with the non-existant Solaris ifunc's?
> Good point :-)
I think the best reason to provide getauxval too is for future
enhancements to the AT_ values, especially target-specific ones.