On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 12:07:19AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Wilbern Cobb]
> > This is a `feature' of the MIPS toolchain. Global and static items <= n
> > bytes are placed into the small data or small bss sections instead of
> > the normal data or bss sections as an optimization. Excess items would
> > cause these linker errors.
> > Pass the compiler the -Gn flag (default is 8 bytes), ie. -G4 should work
> > for most purposes.
> I tried -G4, -G2 and -G1 without any luck. Even with -G1 there are still
I don't think -G is the problem here. The problem is that the GOT
needs to be bigger than a 16 bit value. The only way to do this is to
recompile everything that is going to be linked in statically
(libc_noshared.a and libgcc.a included) with -Wa,-xgot This problem
currently affects openh323 and mozilla, among other things.
Ryan Murray, Debian Developer (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
The opinions expressed here are my own.
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