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Re: remote/1832: spaces in directory names

Michael Snyder
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From: Michael Snyder <[hidden email]>
To: Brendan Kehoe <[hidden email]>
Cc: [hidden email], [hidden email],
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Subject: Re: remote/1832: spaces in directory names
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 15:55:15 -0800

 Brendan Kehoe wrote:
 
 >   - I'm curious about the mystical second argument to the LOAD command
 > in GDB; it's only mentioned in the docs related to the Sparlet, and even
 > then only in passing.
 
 It's ancient, and mostly not used any more.
 One place that does still use it is monitor.c::monitor_load (q.v.)
 
 The second argument was a base address or offset where
 you wanted the load to be relocated.  This was basically
 a hold-over from the days of a.out (in which the sections
 were assumed to start at zero).
 
 There was once a GNU extension called b.out, which was
 a.out plus a section load offset.
 
 Everything since coff has allowed an individual offset
 per section to be specified.