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Re: Help wanted WRT multigot...

To: David Daney <ddaney@avtrex.com>
Subject: Re: Help wanted WRT multigot...
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 21:43:41 -0400
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 05:24:41PM -0700, David Daney wrote:
> We are using gcj/gcc-3.3 to run java programs on a mipsel-linux 
> platform, and were able to work around GOT overflow error by hacking the 
>  build to pass -xgot to gas.
> 
> After searching the web, it appeared that using binutils 2.14 or 
> binutils-2.14.90.0.4 might enable multigot objects.  However it not 
> clear to me if there is multigot support in these versions of binutils, 
> or how to turn it on if there is.
> 
> Is there a multigot assembler/linker that can be used with gcc-3.3?
> 
> Or are we stuck with -xgot?

If you just try using 2.14, it should work.  No extra flags, no
anything special.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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