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Re: Question on the binutils tradlittlemips patch

To: "Steven J. Hill" <sjhill@cotw.com>
Subject: Re: Question on the binutils tradlittlemips patch
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 16:37:27 -0400
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3ADDFD6A.AD0DDE4A@cotw.com>; from sjhill@cotw.com on Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 03:47:38PM -0500
References: <20010418141959.A24473@nevyn.them.org> <3ADDFD6A.AD0DDE4A@cotw.com>
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On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 03:47:38PM -0500, Steven J. Hill wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > 
> > I've been trying to make this patch work as part of a complete
> > toolchain, based on glibc.  In addition to a little snag (when building
> > glibc for big-endian mips you need an equivalent change in the target
> > format), I hit a serious shared library error - nothing linked
> > dynamically worked.  This is the cause:
> > 
> Yes, I have a patch against GLIBC. Go to my FTP site here:
> 
>     ftp://ftp.cotw.com/pub/linux/nino/toolchain
> 
> It is currently a hack as I have not figured out how to construct a
> patch for GLIBC since it will break the other MIPS targets. See if
> it helps.

If you're referring to libc-mips-04052001.patch.bz2, that's what I
started with.  I needed two changes on top of it.  I'll post them in a
bit.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz                           Debian GNU/Linux Developer
Monta Vista Software                              Debian Security Team

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