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Re: [PATCH 1/3] Remove '-mno-explicit-relocs' option when CONFIG_BUILD_E

To: Franck Bui-Huu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] Remove '-mno-explicit-relocs' option when CONFIG_BUILD_ELF64
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 11:18:12 -0400
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User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15 (2007-04-09)
On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 02:04:18PM +0100, Franck Bui-Huu wrote:
> From: Franck Bui-Huu <>
> This patch removes '-mno-explicit-relocs' usage when
> CONFIG_BUILD_ELF64 is set since this option was only required
> with the old hack to truncate addresses at the assembly level
> where "-mabi=64 -Wa,-mabi=32" was used.
> This should yield a small code size improvement for inline
> assembly, where the R constraint is used.
> The idea is coming from Maciej <>.

It looks like nothing ever came of these patches?  I tried to boot my
Sentosa again today, and needed a slightly updated version of them.

I'm not positive I did the update correctly, though, since the board
panics in swapper after jumping to a bogus pointer.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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