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Re: latest binutils cygnus CVS 991025

To: Jay Carlson <nop@nop.com>
Subject: Re: latest binutils cygnus CVS 991025
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 23:59:59 +0200
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu
In-reply-to: <120f701bf2137$5788bc40$0a00000a@nop.com>
References: <19991026162026.I1207@paradigm.rfc822.org> <19991027103326.A6252@uni-koblenz.de> <120f701bf2137$5788bc40$0a00000a@nop.com>
On Thu, Oct 28, 1999 at 07:26:51AM -0400, Jay Carlson wrote:

> >  - 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.
> 
> This is the 2.8.1+mips patchkit?

No, I did this on CVS snapshot 19990815.  You can get a tarball of the
resulting work from oss.sgi.com:/pub/linux/mips/src/mips64/.  There is
also a patch against a newer CVS snapshot.

  Ralf

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