Dear x32 specialists,

A while ago, I got the "IRAF" package accepted into Debian [1]. Although
the code is claimed to be portable, it needs a piece  of assembler
code for each platform that provides a (sort of) setjmp() to their
Fortran variant.

A "C" implementation for this looks like:

#include <setjmp.h>

int zsvjmp_( long *buf, long *status ) {
  *status = 0;
  ((long **)buf)[0] = status;
  return sigsetjmp ((void *)((long **)buf+1),0);

however this does not work, since the "sigsetjmp" call needs to be
replaced by a jump to sigsetjmp instead.

There is already some working code for x64 in the original distribution:

        .file   "zsvjmp.s"
        .globl  zsvjmp_
        .type   zsvjmp_, @function

        # %rsi ... &status  %rdi ... &jumpbuf
        movq    %rsi, (%rdi)    # store &status in jmpbuf[0]
        movl    $0, (%rsi)      # zero the value of status
        addq    $8, %rdi        # change point to &jmpbuf[1]
        movl    $0, %esi        # change arg2 to zero
        jmp     __sigsetjmp@PLT # let sigsetjmp do the rest

        .section        .note.GNU-stack,"",@progbits

The "zdojmp" counterpart is a portable C function.

I created a small repository [2] that contains the assembler I collected
so far as well as two test programs.

However, I have no idea how to write the same for the 32-bit platform
x32. Maybe someone could help me here? Preferably under the IRAF
license [3], so that it can be included upstream later.

There is no request from the users to have this ported to x32, and I
doubt that ever will. My main motivation to get it ported is to check
the package for hidden problems on "unusual" architectures.

One additional question to x32: how do I distinguish on shell level
between i386, x32 and x64?

Best regards



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