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Re: compatibility of (mips ELF) .o files between binutils versions?
On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 02:41:03PM +0100, Nick Clifton wrote:
> Well it might be a problem specific to the MIPS port, but even so the
> linker should not seg fault. It is definitely worth investigating.
> > (I'm not really sure where to even begin debugging this...)
> It appears to be a problem with the relocs. What does 'objdump -r'
> show for the 2.11.2 assembled binary vs the 2.12.1 assembled binary ?
As I recall, gas/mips 2.11.2 generates really bad files under certain
conditions. I agree ld shouldn't segfault. But I don't expect it will
generate correct results.