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Re: Attempt to fix #189031

On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 12:07:07PM +0200, Thiemo Seufer wrote:

> I'm working on a better solution, but the relocation handling in MIPS
> binutils is a horrible mess, and it's very easy to break things in
> non-obvious ways, so don't hold your breath.

The new binutils done by Redhat under contract are a lot better than
the old ones -- n32 and n64 mostly work now. In the process they may
have changed or fixed some of the o32 behavior, too.

By the way, the 32-bit kernel could have an N32 mode added; it's
fairly straightforward to merge the bits currently in the 64-bit
kernel that you'd need. You'd also need a very modern glibc.


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