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Re: toolchain/33052 (ld refuse "-Tdata" option on NetBSD/hpcmips)

The following reply was made to PR toolchain/33052; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Nick Hudson <>
Subject: Re: toolchain/33052 (ld refuse "-Tdata" option on NetBSD/hpcmips)
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 11:51:58 +0100

 On Monday 14 April 2008 02:05:06 wrote:
 > Synopsis: ld refuse "-Tdata" option on NetBSD/hpcmips
 > State-Changed-From-To: open->suspended
 > State-Changed-By:
 > State-Changed-When: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 01:05:05 +0000
 > State-Changed-Why:
 > This is a lame and long-standing bug in GNU binutils. If you complain to
 > them loudly enough, they might fix it, but that's not too likely. (They
 > will just tell you that -Tdata doesn't make sense in ELF, which is
 > nonsense, and tell you to use a linker script, which is a pain.) If
 > skrll wants to fix it, great, but realistically that probably isn't going
 > to happen.
 It's fixed in binutils 2.18
 I was going to close this when/if I imported a newer bintuils.

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