Subject: Re: 2 BFD questions
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Bill Studenmund <skippy@macro.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/28/1998 13:32:32
On Mon, 28 Dec 1998, Todd Vierling wrote:

> On Mon, 28 Dec 1998, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> : 2) Can I replace /usr/lib/ with another one with more targets
> : built into it without having to re-link all commands (I recall that the
> : size of some of the library info gets compiled into an application, and
> : thus you run into problems if tables grow or shrink) ?
> Yes.  We have a special hack into libbfd that indirects the target table
> into a pointer instead of an array.  In fact, I just added coff-i386 and
> a.out-i386-{free,}bsd targets to libbfd without bumping the library number
> at all.


I'll play with this.

Take care,