[PATCH] Improve and consolidate sparc PIC assembler.

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Tue Apr 16 23:28:44 CEST 2013

From: Torbjorn Granlund <tg at gmplib.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:43:58 +0200

> If we cannot make an configure test, we need to know if there is a
> release where the assembler can be trusted.

After some discussions with my Oracle contact, I think a configure
test will actually be easy, the assembler on Solaris 10 emits well
formed version information.

For example "as -V" gives:

as: SunOS 5.10 118683-09 Patch 01/23/2013

So we can use that to detect if the proper fixes are installed.

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