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Re: binutils 2.6

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Subject: Re: binutils 2.6
From: paul@suite.sw.oz.au (Paul Antoine)
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 1996 08:58:01 +1100 (EST)
In-reply-to: <199601180940.KAA02335@informatik.uni-koblenz.de> from "Systemkennung Linux" at Jan 18, 96 11:12:41 am
Organization: Softway Pty Ltd
Hi,

> > After hacking bfd/config.bfd, gas/configure, and ld/configure.tgt to
> > change the lines that said:
> > mips*el-*-elf* )
> > to instead say
> > mips*el-*-elf* | misp*el-*-linuxelf* )
> 
> This is fine for the ELF part of the linker but now you don't have
> COFF which is needed for Milo and a.out for the kernel and especially
> you don't have all the bugfixes.  These tools will do everything but
> not be reliable or be able to cope with my kernel code ...

Never mind the fact that COFF is needed for the DECStation kernel.

> Mea culpa - should have uploaded the patches but I always wanted to
> track down why compiling a kernel as ELF doesn't work ...

Hmmm strange... COFF works fine for me.

Paul
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