patch space

patch space

An unused block of bits left in a binary so that it can later be modified by insertion of machine-language instructions there (typically, the patch space is modified to contain new code, and the superseded code is patched to contain a jump or call to the patch space). The widening use of HLLs has made this term rare; it is now primarily historical outside IBM shops. See patch, zap, hook.
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"The other thing we're seeing is 505(b)(2) opportunities--more so in the oral thin film space, but also in the transdermal patch space, too," said Larsen.
[17] extended their method by applying the manifold learning theory onto the correspondence between the HR image patch space and the LR image patch space.
Mussel patch occupancy.--Mussel patch space occupancy showed marked differences among treatments (Fig.
This was unexpected since we hypothesized that mussel recruits would use the additional surface of the meshes to settle and grow, thereby increasing the rate of patch space occupancy.