On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 11:11:35AM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > > > Well, I think 2.13's a good idea, but it's very new. I'd say that was
> > > > acceptable as long as you're looking at MIPS64 only, not at MIPS32.
> > >
> > > Such considerations have kept us back at antique levels of binutils. And
> > > juggling with several different versions for userland, and two kernel
> > > flavours is evil ...
> > Any version since 2.11, possibly older, should work just fine for 32-bit
> > MIPS. I don't think there are any significant interface changes between
> > 2.11 and 2.13, so if 2.13 works then 2.11 will not bail out either. Thus
> > there is no need to force 2.13 for 32-bit MIPS, but I think it is
> > acceptable to stop caring about versions older than 2.11 in the nearby
> > future.
Sounds like we'll then recommend 2.13 for the fearless and 64-bit developers
and 2.11 for everybody else.