Kevin Ryde user42 at
Wed Apr 28 00:09:09 CEST 2004

Torbjorn Granlund <tg at> writes:
> We don't want to detect and reject the bad gas, since that'd be
> too broad, right?

Yep.  I only mean bad gas plus gcc tickling the problem could be
rejected.  Just need a good way to say if gcc is or isn't going to
tickle it.

> (I am not familiar with the ELF x86 ABI, but it would surprise me
> if it mandates a register to use for a PIC function's local use.

Function calls throught the PLT need ebx set to the GOT, but yes for
local use it's a free choice.

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