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Re: .section problems in entry.S

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: .section problems in entry.S
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2001 18:45:42 -0200
Cc: Kip Walker <kwalker@broadcom.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1011210165719.24010A-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>; from macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl on Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 05:03:41PM +0100
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On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 05:03:41PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > Certainly not.  The problem is known and so far I've just hacked around
> > it more or less elegant.  But it's a trap and so I think we've got good
> > reasons to force people to upgrade to a newer assembler than the current
> > minimal version.  The question is which - I don't like frequent tool
> > upgrades.
> 
>  There are no working released binutils for a modern MIPS/Linux system,
> AFAIK.  However, version 2.11.92 from the CVS seems to work reasonably
> well now, so chances are the next release will do as well.  Maybe 2.12
> will be a good candidate then, once it is released and tested a bit. 

What is the schedule for 2.12?

  Ralf

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