Subject: mips & elf
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/27/1999 19:16:16
[[ CC'd to port-mips too ]]

Matthias Drochner wrote:

> said:
> > Since pmaxen are 32-bit-only machines I'd say explicitly using ELF32
> > symbols would be the appropriate solution.  (... and apologies for
> > missing this one!) 
> There seems to be one more: The <mips/elf.h> header duplicates a lot of
> the new <sys/exec_elf.h>:
> [[ current errors ]]
> (The SHN_MIPS_ACOMMON there looks bogus btw.)

I think I can get the kernel to stop using <mips/elf.h> fairly easily.
Luckily the SHN_ sutff isn't used by the mips-specific ELF interpreter.
Klaus - are the definitions of the SHN_MIPS_* macros "authorative"?

Does anyone know if <mips/elf.h> is required by the MIPS API?