[U-Boot-Users] Re: GOT and adresses

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Dec 6 08:51:08 CET 2004

In message <W39693260161781102304127 at webmail2> you wrote:
> Yes, I have read that, but u-boot somehow alters the GOT behavior provided by gcc with macros such as GET_GOT. I am not sure why that is necessary, or, in other words, why the macro is there in the first place.

Please use a standard line length, i. e. a maximum of 70 characters per line.

We don't "alter GOT behaviour". We just use the GOT to  relocate  the
code to a new address. This is something which has nothing to do with

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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