On Sat, Jan 27, 2001 at 09:01:47AM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> I've contributed all patches I've written myself. Unfortunately, most of
> the code needed for gdb 5.0 to run on MIPS was taken from the 4.x CVS at
> oss.sgi.com. As such it is required all authors of patches have to have
> their copyright assigned to FSF before committing them to the gdb CVS.
> I've asked people to resolve ownership of the code here some time ago,
> but it seems nobody is really interested in getting this code into
> official gdb, sigh...
The only people who have contributed amounts of code large enough for the
FSF to requires an assignment are David Miller (email@example.com) and
myself. I've already signed an assignment with the FSF and I'm also sure
David has. I btw. cannot remember having seen any mail from you regarding
copyright assignments of GDB.
> > However, ld.so seems to know nothing about relocating shared library with a
> > non-zero shared library base address, which causes dynamically linked
> > stuff to crash spectacularly.
> Does it? Please provide more details. All of my system (linux 2.4.0,
> glibc 2.2.1) is dynamically linked and it works fine.
I don't know what you look at - ld.so fails to handle libraries which are
not linked to 0x5fffe000 ...
> > binutils we're using is from CVS as of about Dec 17th. Glibc is also a
> > snapshot from about the same time.
> Glibc should be fine as is although you might consider getting the 2.2.1
> release. You may try to check if patches from my binutils package (also
> available at the mentioned site) solve certain or all of your problems.
> The patches have been proposed for an inclusion in the upcoming binutils
> 2.11 release -- I hope they will finally get there.