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RE: AIX 4.3

On 11 October 2006 15:09, Bob Rossi wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 09:25:04AM -0400, Bob Rossi wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Currently our company builds it's product on AIX 4.3. However, lately,
>> there have been strange linker errors like:
>>   ld: 0711-759 INTERNAL ERROR: Source file code_save.c, line 2944.
>>   Depending on where this product was acquired, contact your service
>>   representative or the approved supplier.
>>   collect2: ld returned 16 exit status
>> We use gcc 2.95.3, with the native linker.
>> Is it possible I would be able to use the ld from the binutils package
>> to link our application on aix 4.3 with gcc 2.95.3?
>> Are there any known pitfalls?
> Ping, I'm assumming that no one uses AIX 4.3, and so I'm not getting a
> response.

  I reckon you've put your finger on the problem there.  AIX doesn't even have
an entry in MAINTAINERS, so I guess it's likely not receiving much interest.
There's been a few threads mentioning AIX this year, but not many, and they
were all referring to 5.x

>  What if I ask in general, does binutils (ld) work on AIX?

  In general, why don't you try it and see?  The "make check" results should
be informative.

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