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Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] fix interaction with noexecstack

From: Lennert Buytenhek
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] fix interaction with noexecstack
Date: Sun, 5 Sep 2004 16:13:31 +0200
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On Sat, Sep 04, 2004 at 06:15:47PM +0200, Filip Navara wrote:

> patch yet, because it uses "unsigned long" for storing pointer and this 
> will *break any 64-bit build* on non-Windows platforms. It would be nice 
> if someone can solve it.

There are no architectures that I am aware of that run linux and
where a void * does not fit inside an unsigned long.

In fact, the linux kernel heavily depends on being able to cast
void *'s to unsigned longs and back.


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