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Re: linker problem: relocation truncated to fit
- To: "H . J . Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>
- Subject: Re: linker problem: relocation truncated to fit
- From: Erik Corry <erik at arbat dot com>
- Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2001 12:08:31 +0200
- Cc: 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 Sun, Sep 16, 2001 at 03:50:03PM -0700, H . J . Lu wrote:
> > I don't think -G is the problem here. The problem is that the GOT
> > needs to be bigger than a 16 bit value. The only way to do this is to
> > recompile everything that is going to be linked in statically
> > (libc_noshared.a and libgcc.a included) with -Wa,-xgot This problem
> > currently affects openh323 and mozilla, among other things.
I think the current favoured solution on IRIX is multigot, where
if I understand correctly you switch GOT on some function calls
in order to have multiple GOTs in one .o (or .so).
Erik Corry firstname.lastname@example.org