Current egcs, binutils and kernel (fwd)
gdt at linuxppc.org
Wed Apr 21 04:29:04 EST 1999
I looked at the code in "misc.S" and it appears to me [by cursory glance]
that it already is "__lshrdi3" - i.e. the code that is there is doing a
logical shift and not an arithmetic one!
It seems to me that you could just add "__lshrdi3" as an alternate entry
I need to investigate the existing code and see if maybe my impression
is just "day's end..."
On 20-Apr-99 Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 13:15:41 +0200
> From: Reinhard Nissl <rnissl at gmx.de>
> To: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven at cs.kuleuven.ac.be>
> Cc: "linux-apus at sunsite.auc.dk" <linux-apus at sunsite.auc.dk>
> Subject: Re: Current egcs, binutils and kernel
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Reinhard Nissl wrote:
>> > has anyone had success in compiling (egcs-1.1.2 and binutils-188.8.131.52.23)
>> > the current APUS kernel with support for network block devices (nbd.c)?
>> > I get an undefined reference to __lshrdi3 from nbd_ioctl(), which looks
>> > like a compiler / binutils bug.
>> Hence a __lshrdi3() routine needs to be added to arch/ppc/kernel/misc.S.
> I had a look into misc.S and found similar routines (__ashrdi3) there. Then I
> searched in the egcs-1.1.2 sources for files, where such functions are
> referenced. I found definitions in egcs-1.1.2/gcc/config/rs6000/rs6000.md but
> they are not native ppc assembler instructions. As I'm not that much used to
> *.md files and ppc assembly code, I'm currently not able to define the missing
> function in misc.S myself.
> I checked the kernel source diffs from version 2.2.4 to 2.2.6 for lshrdi3 and
> had only success for arch=sparc. So, is there anybody who can add the missing
> function to misc.S for arch=ppc?
> Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
> mailto:rnissl at gmx.de
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