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Re: soft-float defines in mips-linux gcc config

To: Jay Carlson <>
Subject: Re: soft-float defines in mips-linux gcc config
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 15:15:36 -0400
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On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 08:26:37AM -0400, Jay Carlson wrote:
> Right now there is a small bug in how mips-linux configures gcc for 
> softfloat.
> In gcc/config/mips/t-linux, we set up libgcc to include the soft 
> floating point code, using the GNU names, like __addsi3.  But because 
> mips/linux.h includes mips/ecoff.h, gcc produces calls to the GOFAST 
> style names (like dpmul, very namespace-contaminating.)
> mips/netbsd.h cleans up after mips/elf.h by doing:
> which would fix the problem for mips/linux.h as well.

When commenting on GCC issues, please say which version you're talking
about - I'm pretty sure this is fixed in 3.2, and I know you aren't
talking about HEAD, since HEAD hasn't built right on mips-linux in a
month (Eric will fix this in a bit).

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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