Problems with MIPS BSP

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Thu Apr 24 13:27:06 UTC 2003

Ivica Mikec wrote:
> Hi!
> I have several problems with MIPS BSP P4600. It build fails in the link
> phase complaining on conflict using mips1 and mips3. I guess that libc was
> compiled with mips1, and P4600 is compiled with mips3. Do I need mips64
> libraries for this BSP? Second problem is with automake and autoconf under
> cygwin. I am unable to call these routines, because perl complains that it
> can't find that script. Interesting enough if you go to the directory where
> this script is located you can execute it. And third problem is that ld
> core dumps when linking mongoose BSP, and this happens only on Linux. RTEMS
> version is 4.6.0pre3. with latest gcc and binutils.

gcc 3.2.x does not handle mips multilib'ing as gracefully as possible. 
compiles some files with one mips options and then links against the 
wrong ones.  

gcc 3.3 is much better at it and the last time I tried built it

> Sincerely,
> Ivica
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