Thanks Jan. I will try this.
David: For reference the binutils version is 2.20.1.
From: Jan Rovins [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2010 3:11 PM
To: David Daney
Cc: Phillips, Ryan D; email@example.com
Subject: Re: mips, eglibc, and toolchain compilation error
Looks like a similar problim is documented here:
(their solution was to rebuild GCC without the -fno-omit-frame-pointer option)
David Daney wrote:
> Which version of Binutils?
> If it is up to date, I don't know what the problem is.
> You would have to look at the exact commands being passed to the
> linker as well as look at the objects involved.
> David Daney
> On 08/03/2010 12:07 PM, Ryan_D_Phillips@Dell.com wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'm trying to get openembedded to build me a 32bit MIPS toolchain
>> using EGLIBC. GCC 4.4.4 seems to compile ok, but when I get to eglibc
>> 2.10 and 2.11 the compiler spits this error:
>> In function `_mcount':
>> | (.debug_macinfo+0x5d7a7a8): relocation truncated to fit:
>> R_MIPS_HI16 against `_gp_disp'
>> | collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>> | make: ***
>> Error 1
>> | make: Leaving directory
>> | make: *** [all] Error 2
>> | FATAL: oe_runmake failed
>> NOTE: Task failed:
>> ERROR: TaskFailed event exception, aborting
>> ERROR: Build of
>> do_compile failed
>> ERROR: Task 9
>> do_compile) failed
>> NOTE: Tasks Summary: Attempted 475 tasks of which 159 didn't need to
>> be rerun and 1 failed.
>> It appears the Debian MIPS stack uses EGLIBC and GCC 4 successfully.
>> Does anyone know what the problem is, and how I can fix it?
>> Google has been of limited use for this error.
>> Ryan Phillips