Cannot build kaffe 0.9.0 on IRIX 5.2

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Fri May 16 04:05:08 PDT 1997

Hi there!

I was unable to build kaffe 0.9.0 on sgi-mips-irix5.2 because the
linker refused to build a shared library using threads.o, generated
from config/mips/threads.s.  It says the object file uses an invalid

I managed to get it past this point by adding some directives to the
assembly source file, but now it won't run even HelloWorld, because it
core dumps while initializing some basic classes :-(

I've attached the patch, in case someone knows more about mips'
assembly and can help.  I'm not sure it is this patch that causes the

Alexandre Oliva
mailto:oliva at mailto:aoliva at
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil
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