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Re: [RFA] bfd/elf.c: remove #define _SYSCALL32 wrote:
> Joern Rennecke wrote:
> >
> > P.S.: I've just tried a native solaris 2.8 build with this
> > patch, and it failed.  When compiling elf.c, it is missing
> > the types prstatus32_t and elfcore_psinfo32_t .
> > The problem is that autoconf made its decisions with a test
> > defining _SYSCALL32, and then elf.c got compiled without that
> > define.  Now, for the native build, if I add -D_SYSCALL32 to
> > the gcc invocation, it succeeds.
> > Should we use a different test for _SYSCALL32 when doing a
> > native build?
> > Or should we guard the uses of _SYSCALL32 specific types
> > by tests of HAVE__SYSCALL32 as well as tets of the type-specific
> > macros?
> > Or should we decide early on if we are going to use _SYSCALL32,
> > and then define / not define it accordingly in the sys/procfs.h
> > type tests?
> It needs to be defined if and only if your target is
> 64-bit Sparc Solaris.  Although actually, I'm not sure
> why the define was giving you trouble in the first place.

I was building with gcc .  Yesterday I built the cross
sucessfully using gcc 2.95.2  Should we consider building with
gcc as unsupported for this host/target combination, or
should I look closer at the reason why things went wrong?

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