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Re: [Bug target/10129] Ada bootstrap fails on PPC-Darwin - invalid assembler emitted - PIC related


On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 03:00:23PM -0700, Dale Johannesen wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at 01:52  PM, Geert Bosch wrote:
> >Anyway, I'm quite unhappy that the whole Darwin PIC code and design
> >is considered "horribly ugly" and "broken".
> 
> So are we.  It predates anybody now working at Apple, and has 
> successfully resisted all attempts to rewrite it more cleanly.

I had it 95% done, but ran into problems that couldn't
be solved by remoted debugging (ld crashes on some tests).
GeoffK said he'd look into it, but hasn't yet.

If someone else from Apple would like to take a look,
I'll pass you my current patch set.


r~


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