Subject: Re: relocation truncated to fit ???
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Seifert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/07/1997 21:46:16
> >What does "relocation truncated to fit" mean, and how
> >do I get rid of it? I get several hundred of them attempting
> >to build xemacs. (GNU emacs built okay.)
> >I'm running the 1.2 release.
> I'm pretty sure theseare to the old ECOFF toolchain and the lack
> of GOT space. Try compling with -G 0.
ld man page says:
Set the maximum size of objects to be optimized us-
ing the GP register to size under MIPS ECOFF. Ig-
nored for other object file formats.
Tried it anyway, doesn't seem to change anything. (Gcc doesn't
like -G, had to feed it straight to ld.) I assume -G 0 means "no limit"?
I also tried
Similar to -split-by-reloc but creates a new output
section for each input file.
which doesn't fix it either.
I suppose my next step is to remove as many optional features