mips/rtems impure pointer attribute

Jeff Johnston jjohnstn@redhat.com
Thu Nov 20 05:08:00 GMT 2008

Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Hi,
> Hopefully Ralf and I can manage to get the
> rest of the RTEMS diff submitted quickly.
> This one is small but needed because mips/rtems
> is always built with -G0.  The setting of this
> attribute results in the impure_ptr always being
> in .sdata and somewhat randomly we get application
> link failures on the mips.
> I think this is the least invasive way to do this.
> But alternatives always welcomed.
> 2008-11-19  Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill@oarcorp.com>
>    * libc/include/sys/config.h: Do not use .sdata
>    for impure_ptr on mips-rtems.
Hi Joel,

I recently checked in Ralf's patch which fixed this problem slightly 
differently.  I like this way a little better so I will change it over.

-- Jeff J.

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