[ELDK] Binutils 2.17 an issue for 2.6.26 kernel?
dzu at denx.de
Thu Jul 17 21:21:18 CEST 2008
> I have been following a thread on the linuxppc-dev mailing list: [HOW]
> binutils-2.17 breaks the 2.6.26 kernel.
> I noticed that EKDL-4.2 uses a variant of binutils-2.17. I personally
> have not had any problems with this (using kernel 184.108.40.206), but I am
> now curious: Does ELDK already contain a patch for this issue, or
> should I upgrade to binutils-2.18?
ELDK does not yet contain a patch. Also I would wait just a little
bit. This is from an IRC discussion today:
<segher> a .26 kernel that is compiled with GCC < 4.2 _and_ binutils < 2.18
<segher> so we have a workaround that seems to work
<segher> i'll send it later today, please put it in -next ASAP
<segher> so we can send it to -stable for .1
So let's see if we really need a binutils update.
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