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Re: Binutils woes

To: Karsten Merker <karsten@excalibur.cologne.de>
Subject: Re: Binutils woes
From: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 18:32:09 +0100 (MET)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <19991112174550.A5416@excalibur.cologne.de>
On Fri, 12 Nov 1999, Karsten Merker wrote:

> Ralf has recommended using his binutils-19990825.tar.gz from oss.sgi.com
> because of the many bugfixes he has put into this version. Unfortunately I
> am experiencing problems with them. For example gv 3.5.8 crashes when
> built with these binutils while it works when built with the old
> binutils-2.8.1 (including the according mips-patches).
> Did anybody make similar experiences or am I doing something wrong
> otherwise? I am still using the following packages:
> 
> Name        : egcs                         Relocations: (not relocateable)
> Version     : 1.0.2                             Vendor: (none)
> Release     : 9                             Build Date: Tue Aug 11 21:25:28 
> 1998

Have you tried 1.0.3a? That version is explained in the Linux/MIPS HOWTO.
Together with binutils 2.8.1 it builded running binaries and glibc 2.0.7.
If ftp.linux.sgi.com hasn't the rpm's I'll upload them whereever you like.

Regards,
Richard

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