[arm] Implement soft-float abi
Tue Aug 24 14:04:00 GMT 2004
On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 12:56, Vladimir Ivanov wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 11:34, Vladimir Ivanov wrote:
> >> I hope soft-float endianness could be noted somewhere in the ELF header
> >> (or the OS equivalent) so the linkers could refuse, as else a great mess
> >> can arise.
> > The compatibility is hard to describe usefully, and certainly
> > can't/mustn't be done in the ELF header. (there was a discussion on
> > this issue recently on the binutils list).
> I don't follow binutils mailing list, so I'm not familiar. What is
> proposed then as reasonable? Once I spent some time and nerves with
> strange program behaviour, before realising that the (Crunch) application
> was using shared (FPA) libraries. In case of different soft-float
> endianness it could be even worse.
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