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Re: bi-endian toolchain switches

To: Jim Freeman <jfree@sovereign.org>
Subject: Re: bi-endian toolchain switches
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2001 20:51:19 -0600
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <20010214142024.A5614@sovereign.org>; from jfree@sovereign.org on Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 02:20:24PM -0700
References: <20010214142024.A5614@sovereign.org>
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On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 02:20:24PM -0700, Jim Freeman wrote:

> For bi-endian cross-compiler toolchains, something akin to the following
> patch can be helpful for setting endianness switches according to
> CONFIG_CPU_LITTLE_ENDIAN :

We don't do this because -EB and -EL options don't affect the default
SEARCH_DIR statements in the default linker scripts yet we have to get
ld searching these directories without additional options.  In other words
multilib support is less than perfect ...

  Ralf

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