Re: [Linux-ia64] new toolchain snapshots

From: Keith Owens <kaos_at_ocs.com.au>
Date: 2000-09-02 15:00:57
On Fri, 01 Sep 2000 20:01:21 -0700, 
Jim Wilson <wilson@cygnus.com> wrote:
>	Compiling the 2.4.0-test7 code for fs/nfs/dir.c with this snapshot
>	generates an unresolved reference to __multi3, for no reason that I can
>	see. 
>
>There is no reference to __multi3.  Only a declaration for it.  The .s file has
>      .globl __multi3
>This causes it to be put in the symbol table where nm can see it, but does
>not result in any relocation for it because we aren't using it.  This should
>be harmless.

It breaks modutils, depmod assumes that all unresolved externals in a
module are actually used.  I will complain to the modutils maintainer,
hang on, that's me :(.
Received on Fri Sep 01 21:01:04 2000

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