[LinuxBIOS] Build broken?

Beneo beneo at comcast.net
Fri Nov 11 18:56:36 CET 2005

maybe should just use wildcard to include all sections except the ones
needed to be discarded? as far as I can tell, all the sections in .o files
are go into same section in output rom file. Then just let GCC to change
section name as it wants to.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ronald G Minnich" <rminnich at lanl.gov>
To: "beneo" <beneo at comcast.net>
Cc: "Lu, Yinghai" <yinghai.lu at AMD.COM>; <linuxbios at openbios.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: [LinuxBIOS] Build broken?

> beneo wrote:
> > Is gcc 3.4 a requirement?
> >
> > If not, I would save the trouble and stay with 3.2.2. I didn't encounter
> > trouble building LinuxBIOS using this version until now. In another
> > are you absulutely sure the issue I have stated is caused by gcc 3.2.2
> gcc keeps changing the names of types of segments we use. I don't recall
> the rodata.str1.32 segment before, but my memory is hazy.
> So, no, I don't *think* 3.4 is a requirement -- we built for a long time
> with 2.95, after all -- but at the same time, 3.4 is known to work ...
> ro

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