Is binutils correct?

Mumit Khan khan@NanoTech.Wisc.EDU
Mon Mar 20 10:56:00 GMT 2000

On Sun, 19 Mar 2000, Chris Faylor wrote:

> I remember the discussion but I thought you'd fixed the problem rather
> than dropping back to an earlier version.  I guess I remembered wrong.

I wish! Actually, it's really not worth the bother, since the development
tree was till recently simply too unstable for x86-pe. I'm now using the
latest CVS, added a few local changes, and I believe I now have a pretty
stable configuration. There is still a problem with gas relocation in my
code, but Doug Hunt has a fix (but no assignment on file yet, sigh) for

There is now effort underway for the next official binutils release after
a long hiatus. Sadly, the x86-pe backend is going to be broken; let's see
if I can get at least the minimal stuff in the next week or so to get it
to at least create runnable programs.


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