[llvm-dev] [iovisor-dev] [PATCH, BPF 1/5] BPF: Use a provisional ELF e_machine value

Richard Henderson via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jun 16 13:59:40 PDT 2016

On 06/16/2016 12:55 PM, Daniel Borkmann wrote:
>>>> +  EM_BPF           = 0xeb9f, // Linux kernel bpf virtual machine
> Great, can that be assumed the final magic e_machine number for the ELF
> header that eBPF loaders can check for as well then (I do like 0xeb9f ;))?

I'm quite fond of 0xeb9f myself.  ;-)

I have sent a message to both registry at sco.com and registry at uxsglobal.com.
We'll see if that produces a response within a reasonable time frame.  Failing
that, I'm tempted to just use 0xeb9f forever.


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