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Re: 64-bit PowerPC and small data area?
On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 02:03:43PM +0200, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> > > So, it looks like the small data stuff is not support for ABI_ELFv2? Are
> > > there main issues with the small data area using ELVv2 or is this simply
> > > not implemented due to a lack of interested?
> > It is just not implemented. ELFv2 is so far only used on Linux, and
> > only on LE at that (BE is not regularly tested).
> Ok, thank you for the clarification.
> > Will this buy you anything though? Small data already ends up in the
> > TOC. Do you / should you use -mcmodel=small?
> Yes, we use statically linked applications together with the operating system (< 32MiB). So, we don't need this fancy stuff for the dynamic libraries. Is there a 64-bit ABI with ready to use support for the small data area?
Not that I know.