Subject: What does libgcc_eh.a do? Was, Re: gcc3/mozilla pthread link error
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/26/2003 09:17:25
On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, David Brownlee wrote:

> > On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, David Brownlee wrote:
> >
> > > /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_eh
> 	I'll try reverting part of the --host=i386--netbsdelf2.0 patch
> 	to see if that helps. Obviously there will be some time before
> 	I follow up on this with details of the result... :)

Hey, while you're doing that, can anyone explain to me what
libgcc_eh.a is for? (libgcc_a, too, if you're feeling especially
charitable -- I see where that it contains the -soft-float routines,
but why do things linked without -soft-float need that?)