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Re: [PATCH, rs6000] fix visibility problems for out-of-line prologues/epilogues


On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Nathan Froyd <froydnj@codesourcery.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 02:43:19PM +1030, Alan Modra wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 05:31:01PM -0400, David Edelsohn wrote:
>> > Alan, do you have any opinion about guarding the use of .hidden so that GCC
>> > can work with older versions of Binutils?
>>
>> I wouldn't even try.  Just add a note in doc/install.texi specifying
>> the minimum binutils version for targets affected by this change.
>
> Patch to doc/install.texi below, which I'll install as part of the
> patch.  It looks like Linux targets already required binutils 2.15,
> which includes .hidden support.  I just made it mandatory for all
> PowerPC targets; I'm happy to lower it for PowerPC targets generally (to
> pick up .hidden support) and still require 2.15 for Linux targets.
>
> Gerald, is the patch OK?  David/Alan, OK to require 2.15 for all PowerPC
> targets?

Fine with me.

Thanks, David


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