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Re: IA64 ELF relocation identifiers

From: Jan Beulich
Subject: Re: IA64 ELF relocation identifiers
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 09:02:59 +0100

If there is such resistance (I expected it, though I don't buy it's
really that intrusive a change - after all grep-ing for all uses of
these constants is a trivial thing to do, and a good editor can do all
the necessary replacements without human interaction), then why not keep
the old definitions as aliases of the correct ones for a transitional

>>> Jim Wilson <address@hidden> 11.12.03 08:15:41 >>>
On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 08:37, Jan Beulich wrote:
> Is it intentional that both binutils and glibc do not use the IA64
> processor specific ABI names (R_IA_64_*), but instead use R_IA64_*?

I got an answer from the glibc maintainer, Ulrich Drepper.  He says
it is not feasible to change, because there is too much code already
using the current reloc names.
Jim Wilson, GNU Tools Support, http://www.SpecifixInc.com 

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