I should have Googled first ;)
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> From: David Daney [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: 19 July 2004 17:44
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Link errors
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I'm new to MIPs architecture and Linux so apologies in advance!
> > I'm trying to build an application to run on the Au1100.
> > I have a crosscompiler setup (gcc 3.2) and can build a 'hello world'
> > runs on the target.
> > When I try building a more serious application using Kdevelop - with the
> > appropriate settings
> > for the crosstools - I get lots of errors like this:
> > assert.o(.text+0x1cc): relocation truncated to fit: R_MIPS_GOT16
> > __assert_program_name
> > -linux-gnu/lib/libc.a(dcigettext.o): In function `_nl_find_msg':
> > dcigettext.o(.text+0x153c): relocation truncated to fit: R_MIPS_CALL16
> > _nl_load_domain
> > -linux-gnu/lib/libc.a(finddomain.o): In function `_nl_find_domain':
> > Could someone tell me what I'm doing wrong please.
> This is the got overflow problem.
> Later versions of binutils have multi-got support (2.15 for example),
> which under most circumstances will fix the problem.
> If you have extreamly large compilation units you might have to use a
> 32bit got index. In GCC3.4 and later this is done with the -mxgot
> option. With eariler versions of GCC you have to pass -xgot to the
> assembler (-Wa,-xgot IIRC).
> David Daney.
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