Subject: Re: [ PowerPC SVR4 ABI compliance fix]
To: None <>
From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 11/28/2001 16:38:14
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 04:01:51PM -0500, Andrew Cagney wrote:
>  > Remember NetBSD/PPC also has the mess to do with how .fini and .start 
>  > (?) sections are built that needs merging in - FSF GCC can't use 
>  > released versions of NetBSD's /usr/lib/*.o files because they are broken.

> The ones in -current certainly should be fine with gcc 2.95.3.

You mean it should be possible to modify FSF GCC so that it will work 
with -current?  True, unfortunatly, without a few rabits/hats, that same 
GCC would break with all released NetBSDs.

Thing is you've this same problem twice - incompatible change.  There is 
a window of oportunity here.