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Re: RFA: [PATCH]: MIPS enhancements to libgcj...

David Daney <> writes:

> Index: gcc/doc/install.texi
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/gcc/gcc/gcc/doc/install.texi,v
> retrieving revision 1.230
> diff -3 -u -p -r1.230 install.texi
> --- gcc/doc/install.texi	20 Oct 2003 23:45:51 -0000	1.230
> +++ gcc/doc/install.texi	21 Oct 2003 01:36:19 -0000
> @@ -1112,6 +1112,17 @@ error message.
>  All support for systems which have been obsoleted in one release of GCC
>  is removed entirely in the next major release, unless someone steps
>  forward to maintain the port.
> +
> +@item --with-broken-dladdr
> +Specify that libgcj should not try to use the dladdr function.  It does
> +this to resolve stack trace addresses and on systems with a broken
> +dladdr this can cause a SIGSEGV.
> +
> +@item --with-libgcj-mips-xgot
> +Specify that libgcj should be built with -mxgot on MIPS systems.  The
> +way in which libtool does multi-stage linking on systems with short
> +maximum command line lengths can cause GOT overflow errors while
> +linking.  This option enables a large GOT to work around the problem.
>  @end table

This shouldn't be configure options in my opinion, but the problem should
be detected by autoconf if at all possible.  Otherwise, just enable it in
configure.{in, host} for the affected platforms.


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