Subject: Re: ARM ELF TODO list
To: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
From: Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/24/2001 19:05:37
On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Matt Thomas wrote:
> >* (gcc) Ensure 8-byte stack alignment on function entry
> Why 8 byte?
I was onder the impression that ATPCS required this, but I can't find the
reference now. In <URL:http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-arm32/2001/02/
21/0024.html>, Richard claimed:
# 8-byte alignment of the stack is required by the ATPCS, however, it does
# not specify that the stack should at all times remain strictly aligned (in
# effect, the only requirement is that when control passes from one function
# to another the stack is 8-byte aligned -- at other times, it is up to the
> >* Decide how to do shared libraries (follow Linux? ATPCS?)
> What are the issues?
> Isn't more of just supporting the relocs exported by ld?
I don't know. I haven't yet had to find out how shared libraries work
under the covers.
> >* (gas) Support for ARM ELF PIC relocations (didn't work last time I
> > checked)
> >* (ld.elf_so) Support for ARM ELF
> This I can do.
> >* (gdb) Support ARM ELF
> I would imagine this falls out of bfd.
I hope so. I haven't actually checked.
Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Portmaster, NetBSD/arm26 <URL:http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/arm26/>