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Re: PATCH: Compatibility with "am"/"ams"
On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 03:37:57PM -0400, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 29, 2001 at 09:40:59PM -0700, H . J . Lu wrote:
> > gcc 2.96 from Red Hat uses "am"/"ams" for SHF_MERGE. But now binutils
> > no longer accepts them. That means you cannot use the current binutils
> > with gcc 2.96. That can lead to many unnecessary problems. I can deal
> > with it myself. I think we should provide a safe compatible binutils.
> My original patch which changed m, s to M, S contained the compatibility
> part (see http://sources.redhat.com/ml/binutils/2001-09/msg00152.html), but
I think your patch will take "m" and "ms". But only "am" and "ams" were
really used. My version won't take "m" nor "ms".
> Alan did not want that in, that's why I use it in Red Hat binutils as a
> patch. If you could include this in your binutils too (at least for some
> time), it would be great though.
I am trying to minimize the difference between my binutils and the
FSF binutils. But it is not a really big deal.