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Re: Setting up of GP in static, non-PIC version of glibc?

To: Jay Carlson <nop@nop.com>
Subject: Re: Setting up of GP in static, non-PIC version of glibc?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 18:22:31 +0100
Cc: Hartvig Ekner <hartvige@mips.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <E0CB6130-2AC8-11D6-AB38-0030658AB11E@nop.com>; from nop@nop.com on Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 09:55:30AM -0500
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On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 09:55:30AM -0500, Jay Carlson wrote:

> Right.  In my ideal world, here's how it would work:
> 
> cc1 defaults to -G0.  I think we have that now.
> 
> gas defaults to -G0.  Messing with SUBTARGET_ASM_SPEC has that effect 
> for people who use the gcc driver, but anybody invoking gas directly 
> will still hit this problem, but too bad.
> 
> So I think the primary constituency for gas defaulting to -G8 are 
> existing cygnuhhhh I mean redhat embedded MIPS customers, outside of 
> Linux; that's who we should check with before we change the default.

So far we've been following the MIPS-UNIX tradition more than anything
else.

  Ralf

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