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Re: [3.4 PATCH] Fix powerpc*-*-linux* bootstrap (PR target/19019)

On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 10:01:56AM +1030, Alan Modra wrote:
> Looks OK to me too.  I was developing a competing patch when I saw
> Jakub's post last night, but was stuck in shell quoting hell.  I think
> my patch is more elegant (I'm biased, of course!), but Jakub's patch is
> simpler in the sense that he doesn't try to use much shell magic.  It's
> probably safer to go with Jakub's patch for 3.4, and of course this
> patch isn't needed on mainline.  Anyway, just in case some problem
> arises with Jakub's patch, here's mine.

Well, on mainline is something needed too, see
Although GCC builds there, it is a bad idea to have versioned but hidden
symbols put into other binaries/shared libraries.
But IMHO passing -DSHARED to all *_s.o objects is desirable if not for
anything else then for consistency (it is already used e.g. for ia64 .symver
stuff).  And once the change is in, the ppc64 fix is a

FYI, I have bootstrapped/regtested both the 4.0 and 3.4 patch on 7 linux
arches (inclusing ppc and ppc64) each with no regressions.


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