[U-Boot-Users] global data pointer on arm

Andreas Engel Andreas.Engel at marconi.com
Fri Jul 2 13:54:34 CEST 2004

On Fri, 2 Jul 2004 13:14:39 +0200 Andreas Engel wrote:

> compiled code of getenv_r destroys the content of r8, which holds the
> global data pointer. Of course this makes u-boot fail. Is this a bug
> in u-boot or the toolchain? Or did I miss something else?

Umm... of course I missed something: I shouldn't stop reading in the
middle of the relevant gcc info page.

JFTR: in cpu/epxa/config.mk add '-ffixed-r8' to PLATFORM_RELFLAGS.


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