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Re: New binutils for kernel

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: New binutils for kernel
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 11:02:05 -0400
Cc:, "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
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On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 04:58:35PM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 10:50:51AM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > > So any comments?
> > 
> > Well, I think 2.13's a good idea, but it's very new.  I'd say that was
> > acceptable as long as you're looking at MIPS64 only, not at MIPS32. 
> Such considerations have kept us back at antique levels of binutils.  And
> juggling with several different versions for userland, and two kernel
> flavours is evil ...

Please keep in mind that 2.13's been out for all of half a month now. 
Almost no one's using it yet for significant development... if you
decide to require it, we can cope, though.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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