Subject: Re: mips-ecoff deprecation
To: None <tech-toolchain@NetBSD.org>
From: Alexander Voropay <email@example.com>
Date: 03/03/2005 10:55:30
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I would be quite happy to do away with our elf2ecoff and just use
>binutils objcopy if it worked.
Yes. It seems, something wrong with MIPS ECOFF support
by BFD/objcopy .
I've meet this problem trying to build MIPS ECOFF for the old
The ECOFF relocs geberated by `objcopy` looks strange.
AFIK, the MIPS ECOFF is not plain COFF and very $gp
dependent (info as). The `elf2coff` utility is dumb and seems
just ignores this.