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Re: machine types for MIPS in ELF file

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: machine types for MIPS in ELF file
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 23:08:47 -0300
Cc: macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3AF86306.343F53D0@mvista.com>; from jsun@mvista.com on Tue, May 08, 2001 at 02:20:06PM -0700
References: <3AF843F7.72BC47F0@mvista.com> <20010508164846.A1471@bacchus.dhis.org> <3AF86306.343F53D0@mvista.com>
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On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 02:20:06PM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> > EM_MIPS_RS4_BE was apparently only in use for a short time; EM_MIPS is
> > being used for both byte order.  The byteorder is nowadays identified by
> > EI_DATA.
> > 
> 
> That makes a lot of sense.
> 
> BTW, where is the latest ELF spec that says so?  Maciej, which spec are you
> referring to?

I checked with the keepers of the ABI - EM_MIPS_RS4_BE was never registered
and EM_MIPS_RS3_LE was already registered in '92.  Anyway, my statement
stays.  I've never seen object files using architecture number 10 nor
EM_MIPS_RS3_LE used in any source except the constant definitions.

  Ralf

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