Subject: Re: Changes to libexec/ld.aout_so/arch/sparc/md.c
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 01/18/2000 00:09:44
On Mon, 17 Jan 100 14:52:51 -0800 (PST)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Eduardo E. Horvath) wrote:
> > So they should be fine for a cross-built ld.aout_so (CROSS_LINKER is only
> > defined during the building of ld as a cross_linker AFAIK).
> I don't understand this. ld.*_so is a dynamic linker. While it can
> be cross-compiled, how do you expect it to cross-link? If it's
> cross-compiled, it still needs to issue the proper iflush instructions
> there is potential corruption.
> If you can generate a SPARC binary containing SPARC instructions, why
> can't you generate an iflush instruction? If you're not generating a
> SPARC binary with SPARC instructions, how do you expect it to work as
> a dynamic linker?
I think the old ld(1) uses these functions for doing a.out shlibs.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>