Subject: Re: binutils 2.9.1 TESTERS NEEDED
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 02/05/1999 16:57:08
In article <199902051017.CAA00781@Cup.DSG.Stanford.EDU> jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU (Jonathan Stone) writes:
>In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>Todd Vierling writes:
>>STILL TO BE TESTED:
>ld.new and gas.new aren't built by default anymore on mips platforms,
>though: was that an oversight?
>Otherwise: on mips, binutils, ld, and gas seem to work mostly okay.
>(We've been using an FSF/Cygnus 2.9.1 build to resolve differences,
>and i havent found any breakage that wasn't already broken with 2.9.1).
>There's a bug _somewhere_ in the toolchain that breaks printing
>numbers. Building egcs without Haifa fixed that, originally, but it
>seens to've sneaked back in. but htis happens with both the 2.8
>binutils and the 2.9.1, so I dont think that's the problem here.
The problem has to be my changes to make all the shifts unsigned. Apparently
the older version with the signed shifts works properly.