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Re: latest binutils cygnus CVS 991025

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: latest binutils cygnus CVS 991025
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 00:30:35 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu
In-reply-to: <19991027103326.A6252@uni-koblenz.de>; from Ralf Baechle on Wed, Oct 27, 1999 at 10:33:26AM +0200
Organization: rfc822 - pure communication
References: <19991026162026.I1207@paradigm.rfc822.org> <19991027103326.A6252@uni-koblenz.de>
Sender: flo@rfc822.org
On Wed, Oct 27, 1999 at 10:33:26AM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 04:20:26PM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > does anyone have experiences with the latest (e.g. 991025) binutils from 
> > cygnus CVS ?
> > 
> > I got it build for "mipsel-unknown-linux-gnu" and got a libgmp2
> > build (Which fails with binutils 2.8.1 -> segfault ld)
> 
> Try the following:
> 
>   echo 'main(){}' > test.c
>   gcc -o test test.c -lm -lieee

(root@repeat)/tmp/tt#   echo 'main(){}' > test.c
(root@repeat)/tmp/tt#   gcc -o test test.c -lm -lieee
collect2: ld terminated with signal 11 [Segmentation fault]
(root@repeat)/tmp/tt# ld -v
GNU ld version 2.8.1 (with BFD 2.8.1)

(root@repeat)/tmp/tt# export PATH=/data/devel/binutils-991025/bin/:$PATH
(root@repeat)/tmp/tt#   gcc -o test test.c -lm -lieee
(root@repeat)/tmp/tt# ls -la
total 15
drwxrwxr-x   2 root     root         1024 Oct 27 22:07 .
drwxr-xr-x   6 root     root         2048 Oct 27 22:07 ..
-rwxrwxr-x   1 root     root        12201 Oct 27 22:07 test
-rw-rw-r--   1 root     root            9 Oct 27 22:07 test.c
(root@repeat)/tmp/tt# ./test
(root@repeat)/tmp/tt# ld -v
GNU ld version 2.9.5 (with BFD 2.9.5)

> I hope you got a cronjob to remove core files ;-)

Nope - Dont seem to need it ...

>  - Symbol versioning is broken in the CVS version.  There is no fix yet for
>    this problem.
>  - The CVS gas version has a few problems with weak symbols, aliases and
>    other special cases.  These usually don't show up.  Anyway, the patchkit
>    on oss.sgi.com has all these fixes which haven't made their way into
>    CVS.
> 
> I've spent a tremendous amount of time into tracking down a large number of
> other bugs in binutils; I was able to rebuild entire RH 6.0 with that
> linker.


Flo
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