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Re: Binary compatibility break understood ?

To: Andreas Jaeger <aj@suse.de>
Subject: Re: Binary compatibility break understood ?
From: "Steven J. Hill" <sjhill@cotw.com>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2001 07:51:11 -0500
Cc: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, Tom Appermont <tea@sonycom.com>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> 
> Ok, I finally understand.  Can you send a new patch for glibc with an
> update for the FAQ?  I'll add it this time.
> 
diff -urN glibc-2.2.3/sysdeps/mips/rtld-ldscript.in glibc-2.2.3-patched/sysdeps/
mips/rtld-ldscript.in
--- glibc-2.2.3/sysdeps/mips/rtld-ldscript.in   Sat Jul 12 18:23:14 1997
+++ glibc-2.2.3-patched/sysdeps/mips/rtld-ldscript.in   Sun Apr 29 22:32:35 2001
@@ -1,4 +1,3 @@
-OUTPUT_FORMAT("@@rtld-oformat@@")
 OUTPUT_ARCH(@@rtld-arch@@)
 ENTRY(@@rtld-entry@@)
 SECTIONS


There's the patch. It's not much but it is correct. I have built multiple
toolchains and such using this patch. GCC out of CVS both the 3.0 and
cutting edge branch work without patches for Linux. And as mentioned
earlier, binutils is already fixed. As far as FAQ update...what do you
want?

-Steve

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