arm-rtmes-ld problem

Ralf Corsepius corsepiu at
Tue Sep 23 16:35:28 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-23 at 15:42, Francesco Poletti wrote:
> Hy all,
> I'm facing problems with the arm cross-platform toolchain provided on your 
> site. The compilation stage seems to work well, but during the link stage I 
> meet this error:
> arm-rtems-ld: ERROR: test.o uses hardware FP, whereas linked.o uses software 
> FP
> File format not recognized: failed to merge target specific data of file 
> test.o
More details, including the exact call to gcc rsp. ld, please.

> Some research on the web has shown that this seems to be a known problem with 
> the arm-gcc 3.2 toolchain. What is puzzling is that this error doesn't appear 
> on every instance of the compilation. We have several machines here, and on 
> some of them, everything looks fine. One RH 9.0 machine is OK, the other one 
> shows this behaviour. Any ideas?
There should not be any relationship between host OS and
target-toolchain, except that you might have broken the installation on
an individual machine ;)


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