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Re: recent binutils and mips64-linux

To: Alexandre Oliva <aoliva@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: recent binutils and mips64-linux
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 17:31:33 -0400
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On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 06:26:40PM -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Sep 19, 2003, Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:
> 
> > A third answer is to add a -msign-extend-addresses switch in the assembler.
> 
> In what sense is this different from -Wa,-mabi=n32 ?

GDB gets the idea that you've got n64 code instead of o32 or n32 or
whatever code.  It transfers 64-bit data to the remote stub, et cetera.

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Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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