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Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:00:13 -0500
From: Bobby Bingham <>
Subject: Re: request for help with aux

On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 01:07:59PM -0700, Daniel Wilkerson wrote:
> This seems to initalize aux to be all zeros, so it seems that in
> theory all of the aux values could be optional:
>         size_t i, *auxv, aux[AUX_CNT] = { 0 };
> What I'm wondering is where to find the semantics of all of the aux
> names; I could hunt through all of the code, but any high-level
> suggestions you could provide could help a lot.  As a bonus, which
> ones might not have sensible defaults and are actually non-optional,
> if any.

The getauxval man page is a good starting point:


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