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Re: Latest sources from CVS.

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: Latest sources from CVS.
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2002 14:24:24 +0100
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>, "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Ralf Baechle wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 01:52:57PM +0100, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
>
> > I'm afraid I have to speak up again :-(
> > Although the new binutils (binutils-mips64el-linux-2.13.1-1.i386.rpm) work 
> > on
> > the latest sources from linux-mips.org, I have a problem with my local 
> > sources.
> >
> > I get the following error from the assembler:
> >
> >
> > {standard input}: Assembler messages:
> > {standard input}:329: Warning: dla used to load 32-bit register
> > {standard input}:382: Error: Number (0xffffffff) larger than 32 bits
> > {standard input}:408: Warning: dla used to load 32-bit register
>
> These are caused by an !%$@#$!$ incompatible change in gas.  In essence
> the code model we're using now requires to pass the additional option
> -mgp64.  arch/mips64/Makefile probes for gas accepting this new option.
>

Thanks a lot.


>
> So standard advice, update your sources.

In order to have a stable kernel at all time (for core validation), we need to 
stay
away from the bleeding edge.
So our local sources will always be a little bit behind the main stream.
I have started to send my last patches to you, in order to get ready for a merge
with your latest 2.4.20 sources.


>
>   Ralf

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