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Re: MIPS symbol versioning patches

To: Ulf Carlsson <ulfc@calypso.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: MIPS symbol versioning patches
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 02:33:53 +0200
Cc: "J. Scott Kasten" <jsk@tetracon-eng.net>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <14683.40873.494836.164828@calypso.engr.sgi.com>; from ulfc@calypso.engr.sgi.com on Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 12:12:41PM -0700
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On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 12:12:41PM -0700, Ulf Carlsson wrote:

> Yes, it's just a matter of recompiling everything against it.  Keith
> Wesolowski is doing this.  We have found some minor problems with
> glibc that we haven't been able to resolve yet.  There is some bug in
> the dynamic linker, it tries to resolve symbols that aren't there in
> some packages.
> 
> There is also a problem with compiling gcc 2.96 natively, but I
> actually think that's a problem in gcc 2.96.  It shouldn't try to
> generate jump instructions like it does that in PIC code.

What jump instructions?  jal goes ok, the assembler knows how expand
them correctly for PIC code.

  Ralf

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