Subject: Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: PowerPC SVR4 ABI compliance fix]
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Cagney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.