[PATCH] Temporarily revert Steven's PCH changes for 4.8 (PR pch/54117)

David Edelsohn dje.gcc@gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 15:51:00 GMT 2013

On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 7:09 PM, Joel Brobecker <brobecker@adacore.com> wrote:
>> >> AFAICT, for gcc+gas it should already work with binutils that include
>> >> the AdaCore patch for DWARF support. But this has apparently not been
>> >> tested with AIX ld, and there are AdaCore local patches pending.
>> >> http://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2011-04/msg00250.html
>> >> http://www.sourceware.org/ml/gdb/2013-01/msg00030.html
>> What is the status of merging Adacore's patches for DWARF support on AIX?
> Sorry, David. I have been meaning to work on that ever since
> we talked about it...
> I spent some time today isolating the patches. I am currently
> testing the patches we wrote for support on AIX 5.3. I then see
> a few more patches to extend support to AIX 7.1 - section alignment
> constraints, and stuff related to TLS.
> Just for anyone who is curious, this is what I am testing.
> It is missing the pieces for the other tools such as objdump,
> for instance. But I think those can be submitted separately.


Thanks!  That's great progress on the Binutils side.

What is the status of patches for GCC to generate DWARF for AIX XCOFF
and do the AIX assembler and linker recognize, consume and process the
directives produced by GCC correctly?

Thanks, David

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