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Re: RFA: Multilib support in gdb.asm tests
Nick Clifton <email@example.com> writes:
> How about this alternative wording of the comment:
> # WARNING: Invoking the assembler directly is problematic.
> # For targets which support multilibs a compile time switch is used
> # to select the appropriate multilibs. This switch may not be same
> # as the switch that the compiler will pass on to the assembler. For
> # example if big-endian and little-endian multilibs are supported
> # the compiler options will probably be -mbig-endian and -mlittle-endian
> # but, for historical reasons, the assembler options are probably -EB
> # and -EL.
> # Since these tests are supposed to be able to be run for targets for
> # which there is no compiler we cannot just invoke a compiler driver
> # program (eg 'gcc') to handle this translation for us. For now we
> # just hard code the endian translation and hope that there are no
> # others that are needed.
I'm a bit puzzled by this comment. These tests already invoke `gcc'
for doing the final link. Isn't that a problem too?
As an aside, using gcc for the final link is causing problems on