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Re: mips abi=n32 missing HI16 relocations (

On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 01:49:03PM -0400, Ken Faiczak wrote:
> I have gcc 3.2.3 and binutils
> running and have built it for miltiple ABI's
> system is mips-wrs-vxworks (elf)
> I'd like to switch from using o64 to n32
> but the relocations are all missing the hi16 part.
> I note there have been significant changes in this area 
> in gas/config/tc-mips.c for 2.14
> Is there a fix I can make to get this to work in
> I note something from on the binutils mailing list
> 'NEWABI bogon in 2001-10-04 change to macro_build_lui'
>   (and I note the latest sources (main and the 2.14 branch) has the 
>    HAVE_NEWABI check moved in the macro_build_lui)
> which states the same problem, not sure if its referring to 2.14 issues or
> not??
> Q: Does n32 work with if I got this fixed? 
>    Or are there multiple other issues I'm goint to run into?

No, in general I believe it will _not_ work.  It may mostly work, since
I don't believe vxworks has shared libraries, which is where a lot of
the trouble was; but there are a host of other little problems.  Please
try the 2.14 snapshot, or the final release available shortly.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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