minimum required binutils for ppc32?

Tom Rini trini at
Tue May 25 03:06:59 EST 2004

On Sun, May 23, 2004 at 11:58:26AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> What's the minimum required binutils version for ppc32 these days?

For 2.6, it is 2.12.1 or the corresponding hjl version which knows about
'dssall', for classic (CONFIG_6xx=y) PPC.  I don't believe an exact
minimum has been nailed down for 40x/44x.

> The debian kernel package ups it from 2.12.1 to, i.e. from
> the first 2.12 maintaince release to one of hjl's later releases and
> I wonder why it does that.  Either it's bogus and should be be dropped
> or we should up it in mainline.

AFAIK, it is bogus.  Unless there's a reason for it in the debian BTS.

Tom Rini

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