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Re: (Slightly off topic) Re: Patch for MIPS targets...
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 01:48:08PM -0500, Steven J. Hill wrote:
> "H . J . Lu" wrote:
> > There is a possibility that the new glibc compiled with the new
> > toolset is compatible with the old binaries compiled with the old
> > toolset. Could somone with the Linux MIPS machine please verify it?
> If you compile glibc-2.2.x with the old and new toolchain, things
> will be just fine. If you try and use a glibc-2.0.x binary with the
> newly compiled glibc-2.2.x you are screwed.
What do you mean by "glibc-2.0.x binary"? Is that `libc.so.6' from
glibc-2.0.x or `ls' compiled against glibc-2.0.x? I found it was
hard to believe. I think `ls' compiled against glibc-2.0.x may
run with glibc-2.2.x compiled with the new toolchain since the
calling convention is not changed.