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Re: A new mips toolchain is available

To: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Subject: Re: A new mips toolchain is available
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2001 13:39:25 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010611210311.A8768@lucon.org>; from hjl@lucon.org on Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 09:03:11PM -0700
References: <20010611210311.A8768@lucon.org>
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On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 09:03:11PM -0700, H . J . Lu wrote:

> I put my new mips toolchain at
> 
> http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/devel/binutils/mips/
> 
> There are source rpms for RedHat 7.1. They may only be built correctly
> with rpm, especially binutils. I can provide mips and mipsel binaries
> rpms for them. But it will take at least a few days.
> 
> BTW, my toolchain is for the SVR4 MIPS ABI. I don't know how compatible
> it is with the IRIX ABI. Old IRIX ABI binaries seem to run fine. But I
> don't know abour the IRIX ABI DSOs.

No known issues except that modutils only works ok with SVR4 ABI flavoured
binaries.


> Also my glibc is compiled with -mmips2 since kernel cannot handle mips I
> glibc.

It's noticable faster also ...

  Ralf

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