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Re: [PATCH 0/2] hvmloader: drop usage of system headers

Jan Beulich writes ("Re: [PATCH 0/2] hvmloader: drop usage of system headers"):
> On 24.02.2021 21:08, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> > After some experimentation in the arch container
> > while the freestanding form with `gcc -ffreestanding -m32 -E` is:
> > # 34 "/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/8.3.0/include/stdint-gcc.h" 3 4
> > typedef signed char int8_t;
> > ...

Um, but what size is size_t ?

In particular, note that that path contains nothing to do with 32-bit
so I think it is probably the wrong bitness.

> Why "more subtle"? All we're lacking is -ffreestanding. The
> question is whether it is an acceptably risky thing to do at
> this point in the release cycle to add the option.

If -ffreestanding DTRT then I think it's about as risky as the fix I
already approved and we have merged...




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