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Re: [PATCH] MIPS: remove RELOC_HIDE on __pa_symbol

To: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MIPS: remove RELOC_HIDE on __pa_symbol
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 16:00:35 +0100
Cc: David Daney <david.s.daney@gmail.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 12:07:08PM +0900, Namhyung Kim wrote:

> I've sent basically same patch to x86 folks [1] and they said there is a
> possiblility of miscompilation on gcc 3. I am not sure the same goes
> here on mips but it might be safer to keep it. Sorry for the noise ;-(
> 
> [1] http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/8/8/138

So in a distant future when GCC 3.x will finally be retired we will be
able to apply this patch, sigh.  I'll drop your patch for the time being
and add a comment to the code.

Thanks!

  Ralf

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