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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v6] libelf: rewrite symtab/strtab loading

Roger Pau Monne writes ("[PATCH v6] libelf: rewrite symtab/strtab loading"):
> Current implementation of elf_load_bsdsyms is broken when loading inside of
> a HVM guest, because it assumes elf_memcpy_safe is able to write into guest
> memory space, which it is not.
> Take the oportunity to do some cleanup and properly document how
> elf_{parse/load}_bsdsyms works. The new implementation uses elf_load_image
> when dealing with data that needs to be copied to the guest memory space.
> Also reduce the number of section headers copied to the minimum necessary.
> This patch also removes the duplication of code found in the libxc ELF
> loader, since the libelf symtab/strtab loading code will also handle this
> case without having to duplicate it.
> Signed-off-by: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Queued, thanks.


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