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Re: [PATCH 1/2] MIPS: Allow the auxv's elf_platform entry to be set.

To: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] MIPS: Allow the auxv's elf_platform entry to be set.
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 13:29:36 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 04:52:12PM -0800, David Daney wrote:

> The userspace runtime linker uses the elf_platform to find the
> libraries optimized for the current CPU archecture variant.  First we
> need to allow it to be set to something other than NULL.  Follow-on
> patches will set some values for specific CPUs.
> 
> GLIBC already does the right thing.  The kernel just needs to supply
> good data.

Thanks, queued for 2.6.34.

  Ralf

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