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Re: [arm] Don't "adjust" EABI relocations

On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 05:26:29PM +0000, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 17:28, Nick Clifton wrote:
> > Hi Paul,
> > 
> > >>Actually other, non-GNU, toolchains do that as well.  So supporting the
> > >>-p option for inter-linking with them is very helpful.
> > 
> > > But are there any other toolchains that don't need -p? We're suggesting 
> > > removing the option altogether and making -p a nop.
> > 
> > Oh - I see.  Sorry I had that the wrong way round.  Making the -p 
> > behaviour enabled by default and ignoring the option if it is specified 
> > on the command line is OK by me.
> > 
> > Cheers
> >    Nick
> I think the option is the default.  At least, the arm-linux
> configuration of gcc is the only one that passes it, but all other
> platforms have the same behaviour.
> So I'm not really sure what the option is doing.

It's the default nowadays, because every use is guarded by these two
things: "the command line argument was not specified" and "the osabi is
0".  We never produce objects with an OSABI of 0; we use ELF_OSABI_ARM
(spelling?) instead, which is 'a'.

So the option is effectively the default, even though it isn't!

Daniel Jacobowitz

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