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Re: [PATCH][MIPS] Add linker emulation for N64 ABI with forced 32-bit symbols
On 16/11/2012, at 11:22 AM, David Daney wrote:
> On 11/15/2012 02:18 PM, Maxim Kuvyrkov wrote:
>> On 16/11/2012, at 10:56 AM, David Daney wrote:
>> I'm fuzzy on the details (this was implemented >2 years ago), below is what I remember. There also was a prerequisite patch for this (http://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2011-11/msg00097.html) with an explanation of sorts.
>> The parts that stuck in my brain is that the library being loaded above 32-bit address space is not a problem. As long as .plt of the executable is in 32-bit address space, things work (can't remember exactly why, though).
> That makes sense.
> Really I was wondering how you could have build a working glibc with -msym32, as you stated that you tested it that way.
> I would expect only the application program to be built with -msym32 and glibc to be 'stock'
You are, probably, right here. The glibc was likely built without -msym32 and the tests from gcc/g++/libstdc++/glibc testsuites were built with -mplt -msym32.
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