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Re: [committed] Fix IRIX fallout from Solaris mklibgcc changes


> ;)  Ah yes, sorry about that.  I'd thought the original mklibgcc changes
> were to do with AMD/Solaris support, but I'd misremembered.  It was the
> Darwin assert.h thing instead, wasn't it?

Yes, it was.

> At the risk of stating the obvious, I think this is wider than just
> Solaris and IRIX.  Build-directory testing is broken for similarly-
> organised *-linux-gnu configurations too.  I think it's less likely
> to be noticed there because gcc is the system compiler, and so it's
> highly likely that the standard library directories will contain a
> version of libgcc.so.1.  In those circumstances, executables that
> use the non-default multilibs will usually load OK, but they'll be
> using the system libgcc.so.1, not the newly-built libgcc.  This
> kind-of invalidates the results.

Ouch.  I wasn't aware of that.  I thought the Linux dynamic linker was simply 
smarter.

> I'll add this to this issue notes.

Thanks.

-- 
Eric Botcazou


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