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Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux
From: "Kip Walker" <kwalker@broadcom.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 12:22:02 -0800
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Suggestions and corrections are welcome.  I'm not an ABI/binutils
expert.  FYI, I let Ralf eyeball this before checking it in.

Kip

"Maciej W. Rozycki" wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 20 Feb 2003 kwalker@linux-mips.org wrote:
> 
> > Modified files:
> >       include/asm-mips64: Tag: linux_2_4 a.out.h elf.h processor.h
> >       arch/mips64/kernel: Tag: linux_2_4 process.c signal.c
> >
> > Log message:
> >       Represent ABI (o32,n32,n64) in thread mflags using 2 bits:
> >       MF_32BIT_REGS, MF_32BIT_ADDR.
> 
>  Why do you assume no ABI set for ELF32 means n32?  Historically it means
> o32 and arch/mips64/kernel/binfmt_elfo32.c treats it as such.  Also a
> brief study of binutils reveals the interpretation is the same for IRIX
> which does not handle the EF_MIPS_ABI mask.
> 
> --
> +  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
> +--------------------------------------------------------------+
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