On Sun, 2011-11-20 at 13:58 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote: > Hi Ben, > > On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 08:48:08PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > > Would it be worth adding a lintian check for instructions that may not > > be supported (bearing in mind that a fair few packages will need to > > override it)? > > I've wanted this for a while, but haven't been sure how to go about it. I > would even favor making this an overrideable archive reject tag, for use of > cmov outside of a hwcap directory. > > Something similar on armel (armv4t vs. armv7) and powerpc (altivec) would > probably be worthwhile. 1. Find all ELF executable/library files. 2. Either: a. Work out which instructions should be excluded, depending on the directory. b. Skip files in hwcap directories and exclude all instructions missing from the minimum processor. 3. 'objdump -d | grep' with appropriate instruction regexp; fail if there's a match. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Usenet is essentially a HUGE group of people passing notes in class. - Rachel Kadel, `A Quick Guide to Newsgroup Etiquette'
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