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Re: Newer version of gdb and binutils?

Michael Meskes writes:
> Miquel van Smoorenburg writes:
> > > Anyway, the deal for gdb and binutils is that I only have enough time
> > > to track H.J. Lu's versions.  Since he hasn't released public versions
> > > of gdb-4.16 and binutils-2.7 yet, neither have I.
> > 
> > Indeed. However, binutils-2.7 runs "out of the box" for Linux/ELF. I don't

The base version doesn't support the -k and -q options which are
needed to build an i386 kernel.

> > think a special Linux version is needed. I only added a few Alpha patches,
> > and I ported some stuff from 2.6-hlu (encaps and objdump - for building older
> > Linux kernels).
> I have debianized HJ's version (in fact I just copied David's
> debian.* files over) and it works fine without additional patching. If
> anyone likes to take a look at it, it's on
> ftp://feivel.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/debian.local/<source|binary-i386>/local includes an important patch for building large programs and
shared libraries.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
david@ods.com                      1101 E. Arapaho Road
(214) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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