Re: Cobalt Qube 2 kernel?
Guido Guenther wrote:
> On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 10:01:15PM +0200, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > A newer version of binutils (CVS post 2003-03-12) fixes it without
> > the need of changing perfectly legal code.
> Wasn't the reason for the change that the globally visible symbols might
> be overridable and therefore the branches should indeed better go to
> local labels?
That's just a ELF Standard requirement for shared libraries. Everything
else shouldn't be affected. Traditional MIPS assemblers ignore the ELF
requirements and allow producing non-conforming code if the programmer
chooses to do so.