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Re: .section problems in entry.S

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: .section problems in entry.S
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 17:03:41 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Kip Walker <>,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> Certainly not.  The problem is known and so far I've just hacked around
> it more or less elegant.  But it's a trap and so I think we've got good
> reasons to force people to upgrade to a newer assembler than the current
> minimal version.  The question is which - I don't like frequent tool
> upgrades.

 There are no working released binutils for a modern MIPS/Linux system,
AFAIK.  However, version 2.11.92 from the CVS seems to work reasonably
well now, so chances are the next release will do as well.  Maybe 2.12
will be a good candidate then, once it is released and tested a bit. 

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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