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Re: gcc -shared ... -lc ?

To: Alan Cox <>
Subject: Re: gcc -shared ... -lc ?
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 1998 16:21:06 +0100
In-reply-to: <>; from Alan Cox on Tue, Jan 06, 1998 at 12:08:38AM +0000
References: <> <>
On Tue, Jan 06, 1998 at 12:08:38AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > This is a binutils 2.7 bug.  Upgrading to 2.8.1 solves the problem.
> > 
> > this is with binutils-2.8.1
> Oh good its not me seeing things. Ralf - could there be two sets of your
> binutils-2.8.1 one working one not and could you maybe post MD5 hashes
> of your binaries you know work ?

I'm using the little endian rpm from Here is the md5sum:

bce052ce002cbe434133cecf2c4a4f10  binutils-2.8.1-1.mips.rpm


Linux 2.1.72 #140 Sat Jan 3 23:43:04 MET 1998 mips
[root@mips /root]# ld --version
GNU ld 2.8.1
Copyright 1997 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This program is free software; you may redistribute it under the terms of
the GNU General Public License.  This program has absolutely no warranty.
  Supported emulations:

I'm sure the binutils 2.7, I've used before, didn't have the bug. But
I wanted to make the redhat-5.0 rpms with the newer binutils.


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you have to be a sneaky bastard too ;-)
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