[ORLinux] Linux posted to upstream for review
jonas at southpole.se
Mon Jun 20 11:52:53 CEST 2011
> I don't think this is true. There may be an ABI change relating to PIC
> support. Surely the use of r10 to point to the GOT is a user space
> issue, and that is not finalized.
Usage of r10 as a GOT pointer has no direct effect on our kernel port.
> There may also in the future be an architecture specific threading
> implementation, although any ABI changes that requires may be restricted
> to the kernel.
The necessary changes for threading don't affect
backwards-compatibility, as far as I can see...
> I'll post the thoughts on PIC on the OpenRISC wiki later.
I believe Giuseppe already started a discussion about PIC on this
mailing list... better to follow up there than on the wiki in order to
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