cygwin issues

Bryce McKinlay bryce@waitaki.otago.ac.nz
Thu May 31 17:29:00 GMT 2001


Lets get rid of it on the trunk and see what happens. I suspect that the 
trunk gcc requires a recent binutils on many Linux platforms anyway, and 
having a recent glibc is always a good idea.

regards

   [ bryce ]

On Friday, June 1, 2001, at 11:27  AM, Boehm, Hans wrote:

>> There's a patch from AG that addresses this for native builds.
>> That doesn't help Windows though.  I think we still need it on a
>> couple of Linux platforms.
>>
> Unless its needed for some embedded platforms, we might consider 
> getting rid
> of that in the trunk, or for some later version.  Recent versions of 
> the GC
> under Linux should
>
> I also believe that we're finally in a state in which either the 
> current CVS
> glibc or the current linker script arranges to define __data_start
> (preferred! - may even be used everywhere now) or data_start on all 
> Linux
> platforms.  Unfortunately, that wasn't true for past distributions that 
> are
> still out there.



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