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Re: Please reenable GCJ on mips

Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> >   - MultiGOT works fine, until the limit of 16k _dynamic_ symbols is
> >     hit. A executable/library with larger exported GOT will build
> >     without warning but will cause ld.so to segfault. This is the main
> >     bug, and hard to debug (a statically built gdb may help here).
> >     This hits currently (at least) the gcj shared library runtime,
> >     the ghc executable, and libgklayout.so in mozilla*. A workaround
> >     involving XGOT is possible in some cases, and was done for the
> >     mozillae (and some others, grepping for -xgot in build logs seems
> >     to be the most reliable way to find them all). Dynamically linked
> >     executables/shared libraries with any of the different internal GOT
> >     models are freely mixable.
> If you'll give me an explicit testcase, I will volunteer to debug this
> for you; I have lots of practice debugging ld.so.

Unfortunately the "testcase" is mozilla's libgklayout.so, Which isn't
exactly handy. I'll try to come up with something better the next days.

> Is this really the
> main bug at this point?  I.E. multigot binaries not working rather than
> not linking?

It was that way the last time I looked.


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