Subject: Re: --enable-64-bit-bfd for binutils
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 01/13/1999 21:35:52
On Wed, Jan 13, 1999 at 09:57:31AM -0500, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jan 1999, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> : But I've got some problems with gas and the shared libbfd:
> : I had to add --enable-64-bit-bfd to the configure arguments.
> : After some digging I found this was needed for powerpc-netbsd too.
> I hadn't had the time to figure this out and fix it, but I will put in the
> fix for this now.  Sorry for the pain - most of my initial testing was on
> Alpha, for which --enable-64-bit-bfd is a no-op.

So, we have a new sort of compatibility problems: "doesn't run on 32bit", 
instead of the usual "dosn't run on LP64".