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Re: [go-nuts] Re: libtool update for powerpc64le-linux

On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 5:35 PM, Alan Modra <> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 06:18:05PM +0930, Alan Modra wrote:
>> I'd like to apply the following patch to the gcc repository (well,
>> excluding the libgo part which I'm hoping someone will apply for me to
>> the master go repository).  I know the normal procedure for autotools
>> is to submit upstream then update when the patch is in the upstream
>> autotools repository, but this simple libtool patch has been awaiting
>> review for over two months.
> The libtool.m4 patch has finally been reviewed and accepted upstream.
> I'd like to import upstream libtool into gcc to support powerpc64le,
> and please, can someone do the same for upstream libgo?  The reason we
> need this patch is that on a powerpc64le linux host where the compiler
> defaulted to producing 64-bit objects (which is how we generally build
> compilers nowadays) libtool added -m elf64ppc to $LD.  Being the
> option for 64-bit big-endian, that caused complete failure for
> 64-bit little-endian.

I've updated libgo/config/libtool.m4 and libgo/configure on mainline.


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