RFA: Remove ARM syscall support from newlib

Richard Earnshaw rearnsha@arm.com
Mon Aug 1 13:34:00 GMT 2011

On 01/08/11 11:42, Can Finner wrote:
>> Won't this require all users to now use a link script in order to build
>> their binaries.  If so, then I think this will break testing of GCC.
> link script might be unnecessary, but additional libraries in command line.
> If this is not an issue, I guess it's better to remove syscalls in newlib,
> since it's already different with libgloss, getting more difficult to
> keep it sync with libgloss and might cause problem in maintaining and
> using it.
> Thanks.

Same thing really, when it comes to GCC testing.  All of this is driven
by the dejagnu framework, but that's not set up to either add extra
libraries or suitable link script rules.


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