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Re: Binary compatibility break understood ?

To: sjhill@cotw.com
Subject: Re: Binary compatibility break understood ?
From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@suse.de>
Date: 09 May 2001 15:49:43 +0200
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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"Steven J. Hill" <sjhill@cotw.com> writes:

> Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> > 
> > > There's the patch. It's not much but it is correct. I have built multiple
> > 
> > But it's not complete.  AFAIK remember you posted a patch with some
> > more changes and HJ even suggested to remove the rtld-ldscript.in file.
> > 
> I had this discussion with Ralf. He had reasons to not remove this
> file altogether. Perhaps some input from him would be prudent. Ralf?!

So the one-liner you mailed should be all that has to be added?

> > I need an update for the FAQ that explains which binutils version is
> > required for MIPS and I prefer to have a test that checks on
> > MIPS-Linux for the correct emulation in ld.
> > 
> As far as the versions for binutils:
> 
>    HJLu binutils-2.11.90.0.5 or greater
>    CVS binutils
>    binutils 2.11.1? (I'm not sure what the next release number is)
> 
> For the correct ld emulation, I assume you mean make changes in glibc
> to check for the proper target 'elf[32|64]trad[little|big]mips'?

That's what I mean,

Andreas
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