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Re: Problems generating shared library for MIPS using binutils-2.13...

To: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Subject: Re: Problems generating shared library for MIPS using binutils-2.13...
From: Richard Sandiford <rsandifo@redhat.com>
Date: 05 Nov 2002 18:17:55 +0000
Cc: "Steven J. Hill" <sjhill@realitydiluted.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, binutils@sources.redhat.com
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Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org> writes:
> Surely we can't...  Remember what EF_MIPS_ARCH says: it's actually what
> we call ISA level elsewhere!  I just spent a day beating on this and
> settled for untagged instead of correctly-tagged binaries; I was trying
> to built SB-1 binaries (that's EF_MIPS_MACH of EF_MIPS_MACH_SB1) for a
> 32-bit userland (that's EF_MIPS_ARCH_2).  Not just E_MIPS_ABI_O32, but
> actually -mips2 code.

I'm not sure what you want from a MIPS II SB-1 binary, though.
Does it mean that you can't use instructions that are defined
in the MIPS32 ISA but not the MIPS II one?  But you can use
the SB-1-specific instructions (i.e. those not defined in the
MIPS64 ISA)?

Richard

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