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Re: linker problem: relocation truncated to fit

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: linker problem: relocation truncated to fit
From: Richard Henderson <rth@redhat.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 15:40:01 -0700
Cc: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>, Ryan Murray <rmurray@cyberhqz.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, binutils@sourceware.cygnus.com, gcc@gcc.gnu.org
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On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 03:55:09AM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> It is.  Yet I wouldn't like to assign a different meaning to -fpic and
> -fPIC as most makefiles make little difference between these two options,
> so that would imply quite some overhead.

There is already such a difference.  Sparc uses 13-bit GOT offsets
with -fpic and 32-bit offsets with -fPIC.  I'm considering changes
to Alpha to use a 16/32 split for pic/PIC.


r~

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