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Re: .section problems in entry.S

To: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: Re: .section problems in entry.S
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2001 17:21:38 -0500
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 11:13:59PM +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 10:12:54PM +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > > Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > > [snip]
> > > > >  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?
> > > 
> > > AFAIK it is to be done in parallel to the GCC schedule:
> > >   2001-12-15  Functionality freeze.
> > >   2002-02-15  Branch for gcc 3.1 and binutils 2.12.
> > >   2002-04-15  Release.
> > 
> > Where did you get this information from?
> 
> The schedule for GCC can be found at http://gcc.gnu.org/develop.html .
> For the last binutils release there was some connection to the GCC
> schedule. I _assume_ the next release will be done in a similiar way
> due to the dependencies between both projects.

Actually, as far as I know there's never been a coupling between GCC
and binutils releases.  I'm going to try to get 2.12 out before GCC
3.1, though.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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