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Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 22:47:23 +0200
Subject: Re: vfprintf.c:(.text+0xc6c): undefined reference to

That's a string to pull.
I've stucked with EGLIBC too, but

make ARCH=ppc64 "CC=gcc -m64"

tossed forward until got

cc1: error: unrecognized command line option "-mno-vsx"
make[2]: *** [/home/meres5/src/eglibc/ports/gmon/mcount.o] Error 1

Why is so painful to say no to a nonexistent thing?
LOL again.
Facing interesting hours though...

> On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 09:39:19PM +0200, wrote:
>> Hi out there,
>> I build the latest musl under
>> meres5@...ha:~/tmp$ uname -a
>> Linux alpha 2.6.32-5-powerpc64 #1 SMP Mon Oct 3 07:59:38 UTC 2011 ppc64
>> GNU/Linux
> On powerpc, musl uses the old long-double ABI where long double is the
> same as double. It sounds like your gcc was built for 128-bit long
> double, which is completely soft-float. For some reason the GCC and
> glibc folks decided this would be a smart thing to do, despite the
> fact that it's very slow and forces you to link a lot of soft-float
> bloat into every single program (I guess they don't care because they
> only do dynamic linking...?).
> Anyway, there may be a way to override this on the gcc command line,
> but the best solution would be to rebuild your gcc toolchain to use
> 64-bit long-double (same as double).
> Rich

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