[parisc-linux] libgcc

John David Anglin dave@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca
Tue, 22 Feb 2000 10:12:37 -0500 (EST)

Yes, the HP loader defines this symbol.  It is used to access global
symbols.  If you are using ELF (GNU ld), this may not be defined.  I few
months ago I hacked the milli library to add this to libgcc.a.  However,
it really should be defined by the linker.


> I've committed some changes which should allow gcc to build libgcc.a.
> Compilation stops when trying to test libgcc:
> Testing libgcc1.  Ignore linker warning messages.
> /mnt/home/willy/cvs/gcc-build/gcc/xgcc -B/mnt/home/willy/cvs/gcc-build/gcc/ -B/home/willy/gcc/hppa1.1-linux/bin/ -I/home/willy/gcc/hppa1.1-linux/include -DCROSS_COMPILE -DIN_GCC  -DMULTIBYTE_CHARS=1   -g -O2  -I./include  libgcc1-test.o -o libgcc1-test \
>   -nostartfiles -nostdlib `/mnt/home/willy/cvs/gcc-build/gcc/xgcc -B/mnt/home/willy/cvs/gcc-build/gcc/ -B/home/willy/gcc/hppa1.1-linux/bin/ -I/home/willy/gcc/hppa1.1-linux/include --print-libgcc-file-name`
> libgcc1-test.o: In function `main_without__main':
> /mnt/home/willy/cvs/gcc-build/gcc/../../gcc/gcc/libgcc1-test.c:20: undefined reference to `$global$'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> I don't see $global$ defined anywhere.  Is this something which ld should
> be fixing-up and isn't?
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J. David Anglin                                  dave.anglin@nrc.ca
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