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Re: Binary compatibility break understood ?

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: Binary compatibility break understood ?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 23:11:13 -0300
Cc: Andreas Jaeger <aj@suse.de>, "Steven J. Hill" <sjhill@cotw.com>, Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, Tom Appermont <tea@sonycom.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010509213106.24235A-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>; from macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl on Wed, May 09, 2001 at 09:43:16PM +0200
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On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 09:43:16PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > Seems like only certain version are affected; the more or less randomly
> > choosen one I use for the RH 7 port seems to work quite well so far.  What
> > bug is that?
> 
>  Do you state you are able to build glibc 2.2 for MIPS/Linux using
> binutils 2.9 or 2.8 or earlier???  Even 2.10 (2.10.1) doesn't work as
> released, AFAIK, mostly due to unfinished versioning support for MIPS.
> There are other, less significant problems as well, IIRC.  Relevant
> patches got applied in the 2.10.90 development cycle, AFAIK. 

Sorry, I wasn't thinking that somebody might consider using such pre-historic
versions but unfortunately you're right.

  Ralf

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