[MPlayer-users] loader/ldt_keeper.c assumes Linux/x86

DEBERT Jean-Louis jl_debert at rsd-intl.com
Thu Jul 18 09:14:01 CEST 2002

Michael G Schwern wrote:

>  There's two problems here.  One is that asm/ldt.h is only in 
>  the i386 Linux
>  kernel headers.  It's not available for PowerPC, and I'm not 
>  sure what it is

It is definitely x86-only stuff (Local Descriptor Table, it has
to do with x86 virtual memory)

>  Unfortunately, there is x86 assembly code in 
>  ldt_keeper.c and
>  that just isn't going to fly on PowerPC.

Right. The error is probably that it is used at all (for 
architectures other than x86).

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