Is binutils correct?

Chris Faylor
Mon Mar 20 10:58:00 GMT 2000

On Mon, Mar 20, 2000 at 12:56:08PM -0600, Mumit Khan wrote:
>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 it.

That's good to hear.  I know that sourceware binutils has been unstable for
a while.

>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.

Good luck.


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