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Re: [PATCH] Tag sparc binaries with hwcap attribute
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 03:23:23PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> >>> 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?
> > 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.
Not sure if it is a good idea. E.g. when using IFUNC where one alternative
is written for some new HWCAP and another one for older one, wouldn't
you mark the whole binary as require the new HWCAP?