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Re: [PATCH] gas value truncation warning reports truncated values, doesn

From: Alan Modra
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gas value truncation warning reports truncated values, doesn't look at signedness.
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 21:11:04 +1030
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On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 08:46:18AM +0100, Bart Samwel wrote:
> Alan Modra wrote:
> >>-- i386, to be precise. So I don't know why Debian compiles with a 
> >>64-bit bfd for a 32-bit arch. Would there be any reason for them to do 
> >
> >Probably so that readelf, objdump etc. work on 64 bit binaries, such
> >as those for x86_64.
> Ah, that explains. But is there a reason then that bfd's bit-width 
> determines the bit-width of gas as well, all in one swoop? I could 
> imagine multiple gases on an x86_64 system, one for 64-bit, one for 
> 32-bit. Or is that handled all in one version of gas?

No, you do have separate gas binaries for each target.  They could
use the same shared libbfd.so though.  I suspect that's what you
have on your system.

Alan Modra
IBM OzLabs - Linux Technology Centre

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