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Re: [PATCH] Tag sparc binaries with hwcap attribute
From: David Miller <email@example.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 21:09:25 -0400 (EDT)
> From: David Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 14:28:04 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: David Miller <email@example.com>
>> Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2011 22:44:25 -0400 (EDT)
>>> This adds a hw-capabilities attribute to record what instruction
>>> features are used by a binary on Sparc.
>>> The linker simply accumulates the bitmask of all input objects to
>>> produce the output object value.
>>> I've essentially left Solaris alone until we figure out how to deal
>>> with the OSABI issues. Namely GAS will not emit the attribute for
>>> the Solaris target.
>>> Ok to commit?
> Ping? I have work that builds upon this both in binutils and gcc.
Please someone review this or, alternatively, consider allowing me to
use my own judgment for sparc changes in binutils.