Re: [PATCH] MIPS: Avoid macro redefinitions
From: Nick Desaulniers
Date: Mon Jul 19 2021 - 20:21:56 EST
On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 3:11 PM Paul Cercueil <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Nick,
> Le lun., juil. 19 2021 at 14:43:46 -0700, Nick Desaulniers
> <ndesaulniers@xxxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
> > Same question for GAS version support for virt?
> > Documentation/process/changes.rst
> > says GNU binutils 2.23+ is required for building the kernel.
> > If we still need to support, have you tested this change on such an
> > older version of GNU binutils?
> I have no idea about virt support - I hope Thomas can answer this.
Perhaps you can do some archeology on the commit messages of binutils-gdb?
binutils-gdb commit 9785fc2a4d22 ("MIPS: Fix XPA base and
Virtualization ASE instruction handling")
commit b015e599c772e does too. Looks like git tags aren't used, but
checking out those sources might have a version hardcoded in a
> I did build with binutils 2.35; 2.23 sounds very old.