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Re: linker problem: relocation truncated to fit
- To: Ralf Baechle <ralf at oss dot sgi dot com>
- Subject: Re: linker problem: relocation truncated to fit
- From: Richard Henderson <rth at redhat dot com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 15:40:01 -0700
- Cc: "H . J . Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>, Ryan Murray <rmurray at cyberhqz dot com>, linux-mips at oss dot sgi dot com, binutils at sourceware dot cygnus dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
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On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 03:55:09AM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> It is. Yet I wouldn't like to assign a different meaning to -fpic and
> -fPIC as most makefiles make little difference between these two options,
> so that would imply quite some overhead.
There is already such a difference. Sparc uses 13-bit GOT offsets
with -fpic and 32-bit offsets with -fPIC. I'm considering changes
to Alpha to use a 16/32 split for pic/PIC.