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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: "Barry Silverman": Setting GDT entries for Thread Local Storage

> However, the address of the vsyscall interface is passed to
> applications as part of the ELF-loading protocol. It should therefore
> be possible to map the vsyscall stubs to a different virtual address
> in Xenolinux (Fingers crossed!).

Just to clarify: the address of the vsyscall code appears to be
specified on by *kernel* side of the ELF-loading protocol. It
shouldn't be hardcoded in any user-space application or library (so,
for example, you shouldn't need to recompile ld.so).

 -- Keir

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