[SLOF] [PATCH slof] qemu/js2x/client: Support binutils >= 2.25.1

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Nov 2 15:44:34 AEDT 2015

On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 12:40:47PM +1100, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
> On 10/26/2015 05:37 PM, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
> >The recent binutils version introduces explicit definition of
> >a TOC symbol which points to the .toc section and enforces .toc
> >alignment to 256 rather than 8 bytes before.
> >
> >For now the TOC symbol points to same location as it was before -
> >start of .toc + 0x8000; however as this might change, we should not
> >rely on that in the source code.
> >
> >This changes __toc_start (for qemu and js2x boards), _got (for net-snk,
> >takeover, rtas) in linker scripts to use explicitely defined TOC if
> >defined and fall back to the older scheme if not.
> >
> >This changes r2 (the register pointing to TOC) setup code not to add
> >0x8000 as linker scripts do that now.
> No opinion on this, really? So I just push it and then watch people 
> complaining? :)

FWIW, it looks correct to me.  I assume you have tested it?  ;-)
(Also with older binutils?)


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