Subject: gcc/ld question (NetBSD Alpha gnu tools
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mark H. Levine <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/26/1997 17:01:16
I've been handed this error from both the kernel and a user's
attempt to compile a short g++ program using iostream and stl
modules; here's the latter's error text:

/usr/local/alpha-unknown=netbsd1.2D/bin/ld: .got subsegment \
	exceeds 64K (size 17538112)
(same path): failed to set dynamic section sizes: File format not recognized

I am guessing it is talking about the global offset table.
I have no clue why 64K should be a significant number on an
Alpha.  If someone who has bounced up against this before and
knows what we're supposed to do about it would pipe up, I'd be