position independent code on MIPS

Ian Lance Taylor ian@airs.com
Mon Jan 16 19:51:00 GMT 2006


"Paul Kohout" <pkohout@evitechnology.com> writes:

> How do I generate position independent code using a gcc v4.0.2
> cross-compiler targeted for the mips-elf platform?
> 
> In the past, I have used the -membedded-pic option with gcc v3.3.1, but
> this seems to have been deprecated in v4.0.2. I tried using the -fpic
> option, but it does not seem to create any dynamic relocation table
> entries for the .text section, just for data sections. Also, I've tried
> using the -mabicalls option, but I can't get it to work either.

It normally works to use -mabicalls -fpic -G 0.

But note that this is not the same as -membedded-pic.

Ian



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