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Re: [Patch]: Fix ld pr11138 FAILures on mips*.
- From: Alan Modra <amodra at gmail dot com>
- To: David Daney <david dot daney at cavium dot com>, binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>, linux-mips <linux-mips at linux-mips dot org>, Manuel Lauss <manuel dot lauss at googlemail dot com>, Debian MIPS <debian-mips at lists dot debian dot org>, rdsandiford at googlemail dot com
- Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:37:21 +1030
- Subject: Re: [Patch]: Fix ld pr11138 FAILures on mips*.
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On Tue, Dec 06, 2011 at 09:16:22PM +0000, Richard Sandiford wrote:
> Showing my ignorance here, but is that the usual behaviour for this kind
> of thing? I wouldn't have expected versions to apply to internally-created
Normally this sort of symbol isn't dynamic, at least nowadays.
Earlier versions of GNU ld made many symbols like
_GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_ dynamic unnecessarily, so it might be just a
case of old mips code following even older practice.
Australia Development Lab, IBM