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Re: [PATCH] safety check in claim_heap()

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] safety check in claim_heap()
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 22:01:12 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 07:07:37PM +0100, Marco Gerards wrote:
> Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi,
> > What do you think of adding this kind of checks?  I know it's not a
> > perfect safegard, but it can save your day in some situations (it helped
> > me during i386/ieee1275 port, when link address was 0x100000).
> If this fixes the i386-ieee1275 port, this is fine to me.

It isn't currently needed by either of the i386-ieee1275 targets (qemu and

However, it was during an earlier stage of the port in which link address
was 0x100000 rather than 0x10000.

My question is whether it makes sense as a general safety check.

Robert Millan

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