Subject: Re: binutils 2.9.1 TESTERS NEEDED
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 02/05/1999 12:58:58
On Fri, 5 Feb 1999, Jonathan Stone wrote:
: ld.new and gas.new aren't built by default anymore on mips platforms,
: though: was that an oversight?
No; deliberate. I want to know they're completely tested before reenabling.
: One fix needed for mips turns off the warnings for elf symbol types
: `changing' during a link. Without this, ld emits a warning for every
: program that references _gp_disp (he symbol type changes from 1 to 3)
: , and for every(?) forward reference to a function (changes from 1 to
: 2). (Erik Bertelsen ran into this; the same problem exists in stock
: Cygnus binutils-2.9.1, and hte maintainer says it's a holdover
: from development debugging.
: Here's a patch that shuts up the known-harmless cases.
OK, great. I'll add and reenable gas & ld for mips.
(BTW, does gdb work with the updated bfd, too? How about gprof, which was
deliberately turned off? These need to be checked & turned on...)
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)