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Re: Binutils fixed to deal with 'insmod' issue and discussion...

To: sjhill@cotw.com
Subject: Re: Binutils fixed to deal with 'insmod' issue and discussion...
From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@suse.de>
Date: 04 Apr 2001 07:57:22 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3ACA07F6.CB1119A4@cotw.com> ("Steven J. Hill"'s message of "Tue, 03 Apr 2001 12:27:18 -0500")
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"Steven J. Hill" <sjhill@cotw.com> writes:

> Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > 
> > IRIX ELF orders the symbol table of object files in a way that violates
> > the ABI.  Worse, these IRIX specialities are not documented anywhere.
> > 
> > Changing to ABI ELF only makes them look as they're supposed to ...
> > 
> Thanks for backing me up. Also, after discussion with Ralf on IRC,
> the decision has been made to except the patch as the fix. There will
> not be an additional target 'irix[little|big]mips' added. Linux and
> SVR4 will utilize 'trad[little|big]mips' and IRIX and other targets
> will use '[little|big]mips'. Also, when building for Linux targets,
> the 'elf[32|64]_[little|big]mips' targets (IRIX) will not be built as
> emulation targets.

Please send the patch to binutils@sources.redhat.com and get it
integrated into the official sources!

Andreas
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