Subject: Re: More libgcc
To: Nick Hudson <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 06/18/2004 08:28:03
On Jun 18, 2004, at 12:49 AM, Nick Hudson wrote:

> We have diverged from stock gcc in the way that is built 
> in that
> stock gcc uses symbol versioning. This exposed a problem for sh3 where 
> a
> couple of integer support functions were available that couldn't be 
> called
> via a PLT. We have a solution to this in place atm, but I'd like to 
> replace
> it with the symbol versioning trick.

Our ld.elf_so doesn't know about symbol versioning.

> sh3 requires its own libgcc-std.ver to remove the functions 
> (libgcc-std.ver).
> A similar fix has been included in gcc 3.4 and will be queued for 
> 3.3.x.

That seems bogus to rely on symbol versioning.  How does it work for
HPUX which doesn't have symver support?

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