Re: memmove broken on alpha - was Re: NFS oddity (2.4.0test13pre4ac2 server, 2.0.36/2.2.14 clients)

From: Richard Henderson (
Date: Sat Dec 30 2000 - 03:08:12 EST

On Sat, Dec 30, 2000 at 05:18:25AM +0200, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> As the patch by mr. Kokshaysky is quite different doing more work
> (and not only label name changes), I would prefer Richard Henderson
> to act as an umpire to tell if your patch is sufficient, or if that
> big thing by Kokshaysky is needed.

Ivan's code is needed. You can't fall back to memcpy when
there is overlap. The ev6 version _will_ corrupt data if
you do.

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