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Re: binutils bug workaround

To: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Subject: Re: binutils bug workaround
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 19:56:57 -0200
Cc: Vivien Chappelier <vivien.chappelier@enst-bretagne.fr>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020103135334.A3978@lucon.org>; from hjl@lucon.org on Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 01:53:34PM -0800
References: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0201032241030.8906-200000@melkor> <20020103135334.A3978@lucon.org>
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On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 01:53:34PM -0800, H . J . Lu wrote:

> >     This patch move the declaration of kswapd_wait as a workaround to
> > this compiler bug. This probably affects all mips64 kernels.
> 
> Shouldn't you fix the assmbler instead?

I absolutely agree.  The only thing I'd like to add is a some code that makes
the kernel panic if built with broken binutils.

  Ralf

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