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Re: Several packages whose page size is 4k.

Fuxin Zhang wrote:
> Maybe I should explain what is mentioned "page size".
> It refers to ELF_MAXPAGESIZE in binutils. In old binutils it is 4KB and
> recently extended to 64KB to meet the requirement of SVR4 MIPS ABI.
> Most packages in debian etch are built using new binutils, so they are
> working fine with a kernel using 16KB as its page size. But we do find
> that in base system there are three exceptional packages: ed, mawk and
> libcap1. They would prevent the using of 16KB kernel.
> If the maintainer recompile them using the same toolchain as the one
> using for most packages, this problem will disappear.

Sounds reasonable, I'll see what can be done.


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