Subject: Re: mips & elf
To: Klaus Klein <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/28/1999 08:01:49
Klaus Klein wrote:
> Simon Burge <email@example.com> writes:
> > Matthias Drochner wrote:
> > > [[ 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.
I've done this already.
> > Luckily the SHN_ sutff isn't used by the mips-specific ELF interpreter.
> > Klaus - are the definitions of the SHN_MIPS_* macros "authorative"?
> They are, but they're not tied to <mips/elf.h> but <elf.h>. (Like
> Matthias pointed out, the SHN_MIPS_ACOMMON macro in <mips/elf.h> is
Ahh, I wasn't sure which elf.h Matthias said the bogusity was in :-)
> > Does anyone know if <mips/elf.h> is required by the MIPS API?
> It's not; unless there are reasonable objections, I'd like to remove
> it from the tree.
Cool by me. The only remaining reference I can find to <mips/elf.h> is
in the pica stuff, and that hasn't built for ages. The actual reference
is in what is now a MIPS MI routine anyways. I can "make it so" if you