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Re: mips gas is horribly broken

To: Geoff Keating <geoffk@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: mips gas is horribly broken
From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 17:02:21 -0700
Cc: binutils@sourceware.cygnus.com, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <200106062159.OAA01491@geoffk.org>; from geoffk@geoffk.org on Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 02:59:19PM -0700
References: <20010606091846.A21652@lucon.org> <200106061932.MAA01399@geoffk.org> <20010606131551.A25655@lucon.org> <200106062159.OAA01491@geoffk.org>
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On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 02:59:19PM -0700, Geoff Keating wrote:
> 
> First, redesign bfd_install_relocation so that it does the right thing
> (there are other cases where the bfd backends have to work around
> it).  Then, change all the users to match.  Then, test all the
> supported platforms.

Could you please tell me what you meant by "the right thing" and what
exactly is wrong with the current design? On mips, it is addend
which is handled incorrectly. Is this the only problem with
bfd_install_relocation?


H.J.

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