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RE: ABI, I don't get it...
> From: Matthew Fortune [mailto:Matthew.Fortune@imgtec.com]
> Subject: RE: ABI, I don't get it...
> Hi Andy,
> Have you now got enough information to understand what is going on? If
> not please say which aspects are still confusing and I will try and
> offer any insight I can.
Eh, sort of. I had build flags set in my (yes, MY) build system that
I had forgotten about. I don't have the toolchain building natively as
64 bit ABI, however, at this point it doesn't matter as I am controlling
it from my build system. Felt pretty bad when I found that I was passing
-msoft-float and -mabit=n32 through my own build system.
> I have to say that the linker talking about emulations in error messages
> is completely meaningless to many toolchain developers let alone end
> users so those messages are borderline useless. That's not to say many
> of the other ABI related error messages are much more helpful but some
> hint that it is an 'ABI' issue is a good start as user's do know that
> there are multiple ABIs in general I think.
It turned out to be both the flags above mixing up with the
way I wanted from another package. That was soooo last week. I've
put out so many fires since then :).
I really appreciate that you asked about it, though. I should have
answered back to close the loop on my own question but I've been swamped
at home and work. Sorry about that.