Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:09:27 -0800 (PST) From: Po-yi Wang <player@....bc.ca> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: will this idea work? On Thu, 25 Jan 2018, Szabolcs Nagy wrote: > * Po-yi Wang <player@....bc.ca> [2018-01-24 21:16:15 -0800]: >> the current version of musl (1.1.18), will no longer work with older >> binutils and gcc, specifically, the arm target. both i486 and ppc seem ok. >> i have checked older versions of musl, i guess some of them must have worked >> with gcc-3 binutils-1.15 before. suppose i try to port musl to work with (binutils-2.15)(typo) >> older tools, specially gcc-3.4.5 and binutils-1.15. also assuming, only need (binutils-2.15)(typo) >> to support older cpu and nothing new. i am guessing porting all the assembly >> files (*.s) would be sufficient? > > yes, porting the asm works, but note that the old > vfp intrinsics that work in binutils don't work in > llvm (complain to llvm folks) so it's not possible > to write asm such that every tool is happy, you > will need to do some ifdef clang hackery and i'm > not sure if the '.object_arch' directive works with > that old binutils. > i scanned through the musl mailing list archive, it seemed that the minimum supported binutils version has been discussed before, around October 15, 2015. what is the current recommended gcc+binutils version that can support 486,armv5,ppc750?
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