powerpc-eabism, strategy for finding crt0.o

Michael Meissner meissner@cygnus.com
Fri Apr 13 12:49:00 GMT 2001

On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 05:05:49PM -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Apr 12, 2001, Geoff Keating <geoffk@geoffk.org> wrote:
> > No, the compiler will still need -msim to link correctly for the
> > simulator when configured as 'powerpc-eabi'.  It has to be told which
> > board it is linking for.
> Will you please confirm that it will fail to link in case -msim isn't
> given?  It doesn't matter for link tests whether the program will run,
> the only thing that matters is whether linking succeeds.

The current powerpc behavior is if you don't specify -msim/-mvme/etc. and
configured it for powerpc-eabi (not powerpc-eabisim), it will link in no
library (ie, no -lc, no -lvme, etc.) or crt0.  Assuming the object file
references anything in the library, you will get a link error.

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