Re: + espfix-code-cleanup.patch added to -mm tree

From: Jan Beulich
Date: Tue Aug 01 2006 - 09:35:05 EST

>>> pushl %eax; \ <----
>>> + lss (%esp), %esp;
>> <---- CFI adjustment here is missing.
>Well, someone used that macro in a .fixup section, where the
>CFI adjustments do not seem to work. But since I don't know
>why this was done (Jan?), I reverted that to my original code and
>added the adjustments now.

The macro in question is UNWIND_ESPFIX_STACK, which is used in exactly
one place (in normal .text). Even more, the macro itself switches to
so it would be rather odd if it was used in a .fixup section by itself.
that FIXUP_ESPFIX_STACK doesn't have any annotations, and hence can
freely be used in .fixup.

>>> FIXUP_ESPFIX_STACK # %eax == %esp
>>> - CFI_ADJUST_CFA_OFFSET -20 # the frame has now moved
>> Is this CFI adjustment still correct?
>Hmm, I guess it wasn't correct also before, so I just
>left it as is. Should now be fixed.

I would think it was correct, but surely annotating these pieces of
wasn't something that anybody but the original author (you) should
done, as it wasn't too difficult to get lost.

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