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Re: Unmatched R_MIPS_HI16/R_MIPS_LO16 on gcc 3.5

To: Stanislaw Skowronek <sskowron@ET.PUT.Poznan.PL>
Subject: Re: Unmatched R_MIPS_HI16/R_MIPS_LO16 on gcc 3.5
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 12:40:28 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Richard Sandiford <>,
In-reply-to: <>
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On Tue, 24 May 2005, Stanislaw Skowronek wrote:

> I tried objcopy (it was my first thought), for one reason or another it
> didn't work (internal BFD error something). Reportedly ECOFF is belly-up
> in current GNU binutils - at least it is what I heard.

 And the bug report is...  Well, where?

> My input is elf32-tradbigmips. So I entirely don't care for binutils'
> ECOFF anymore, and I consider this a good thing. As I said, objcopy didn't
> work at all. Fixing BFD is not my job (it's a monster of Frankensteinian
> proportions), I think that it is actually much easier to write my own
> converter (well, I did it, and it works - except that funny HI/LO mismatch
> I'm going to work around).

 Well, you are not required to fix BFD, but if you don't even report 
problems they are going to be left undiscovered forever...


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