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[committed] MIPS/BFD: Update outdated comment about o32 R_MIPS_PC32 reloc support


commit b47468a6dbd1b54c44c2edc0f7db64a073d894ea
Author: Catherine Moore <>
Date:   Mon May 6 15:25:45 2013 +0000

and the return of support for R_MIPS_PC32 there.

	* elf32-mips.c (elf_mips_gnu_pcrel32): Update comment.
 I have committed this change.


Index: binutils/bfd/elf32-mips.c
--- binutils.orig/bfd/elf32-mips.c	2016-05-27 12:42:37.000000000 +0100
+++ binutils/bfd/elf32-mips.c	2016-06-09 14:04:34.857374615 +0100
@@ -1548,9 +1548,9 @@ static reloc_howto_type elf_mips_gnu_rel
 	 TRUE);			/* pcrel_offset */
 /* 32 bit pc-relative.  This was a GNU extension used by embedded-PIC.
-   It was co-opted by mips-linux for exception-handling data.  It is no
-   longer used, but should continue to be supported by the linker for
-   backward compatibility.  (GCC stopped using it in May, 2004.)  */
+   It was co-opted by mips-linux for exception-handling data.  GCC stopped
+   using it in May, 2004, then started using it again for compact unwind
+   tables.  */
 static reloc_howto_type elf_mips_gnu_pcrel32 =
   HOWTO (R_MIPS_PC32,		/* type */
 	 0,			/* rightshift */

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