Subject: Re: make and ELF (PR bin/5445)
To: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/13/1998 20:02:55
On Thu, 14 May 1998 12:18:21 +1000
Simon Burge <email@example.com> wrote:
> So, short term can we just add __ELF__ to the current in-tree gcc mips
> CPP_PREDEFINES, or is egcs that close on mips that it doesn't matter? I
> would also like to get this in the 1.3 branch, so that 1.3.3 (if there
> is one) will get the fix.
Putting it in CPP_PREDEFINES is, in fact, the correct thing to do.
> A longer term question is whether or not we need to keep ranlib. The
> ELF platforms current use the binutils toolchain, whilst the a.out
> platforms use the BSD ar and ranlib. If all platforms move to ELF, do
> we keep and modify our current ar/ranlib or move to binutils?
Eventually, the binutils ar and ranlib will be used on a.out, too.
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