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SubjectRe: X32 psABI status update
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On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 10:24 PM, Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday, March 16, 2011 00:51:37 H.J. Lu wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 9:30 PM, Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> > On Wednesday, March 16, 2011 00:17:04 H.J. Lu wrote:
>> >> On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> >> > On Saturday, March 05, 2011 14:08:04 H.J. Lu wrote:
>> >> >> Many x32 bugs are fixed in kernel, glibc, binutils and GCC:
>> >> >>
>> >> >> https://sites.google.com/site/x32abi/
>> >> >>
>> >> >> The major remaining issues are glibc/gcc testsuite failures,
>> >> >> kernel core dump and signal handler unwind.
>> >> >
>> >> > are you getting a unique host tuple for this ?  or are you extending
>> >> > x86_64- linux-gnu ?  so the only way of knowing which ABI is to check
>> >> > for the output of the compiler+compiler flags ?
>> >>
>> >> x32 requires x32 enabled x86-64 kernel.
>> >
>> > ok, but that doesnt answer my question.  what are you passing to --target
>> > ?
>>
>> See:
>>
>> https://sites.google.com/site/x32abi/
>>
>> You configure it as
>>
>> CC="gcc -mx32" ...../configure x86_64- linux-gnu
>
> that isnt what the page says.  it does say for glibc to do:
>        CC="x32-gcc -mx32 " CXX="x32-g++ -mx32 " CFLAGS="-O2 -g"  ../configure
>
> but it doesnt say what to do for binutils or gcc itself.  obviously you cant
> use the -mx32 flag when building the cross gcc for the first time since the
> current native gcc wont support it.
>
> the invocation given for glibc implies that the proposed tuple is x32-linux-
> gnu, but the GNU config project doesnt support that tuple and i didnt see
> mention of it in the binutils or gcc sources.
>
> so we get back to my original e-mail:
>        are you getting a unique host tuple for this ?  or are you extending
>        x86_64-linux-gnu ?  so the only way of knowing which ABI is to check for
>        the output of the compiler+compiler flags ?

As I said, the target is x86_64- linux-gnu and you just add -mx32 to CFLAGS.
The x86_64- linux-gnu binutils and GCC support x32.


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