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Re: MIPS and -msym32
- From: Kurt Roeckx <kurt at roeckx dot be>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:24:56 +0200
- Subject: Re: MIPS and -msym32
On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 04:38:22PM +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi Kurt,
> On Fri, 2014-08-01 at 15:21 +0300, Crestez Dan Leonard wrote:
> > On 08/01/2014 01:59 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 05:44:48PM +0300, Crestez Dan Leonard wrote:
> > >> I used the elfutils mips patch from debian:
> > >> http://sources.debian.net/src/elfutils/0.159-4/debian/patches/mips_backend.diff
> > >
> > > It would be convenient if the MIPS port was integrated upstream.
> > > Do you happen to know whether the porters might want to contribute it?
> > > The contribution policy for elfutils is documented at:
> > > https://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/elfutils.git/tree/CONTRIBUTING
> > The patch I found does not list any author. I just "found it". Maybe you should email
> > the debian maintainer to ask where it's from?
> Could you help us out with this? Do you know who the authors are of the
> elfutils mips patch in debian and whether they would be willing to
> contribute it upstream as described in the CONTRIBUTING document?
It's been on my TODO list for a very long time to properly
document the author and get things merged.
The changelog indicates this was written by Christian Aichinger
There is an other mips related patch in Debian. I have code for
that, it was mailed to this list, I needed to make some changes,
I think I've done that but I didn't really finish them so it was
never send. I can send what I currently have if that's useful.