-m32 broken on bi-arch amd64 systems?

Maciej Suszko maciej at suszko.eu
Tue Dec 23 09:02:59 PST 2008

"Garrett Cooper" <yanefbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
>     I think I may have found an issue today with our bi-endian
> structure, and I wanted to make sure whether or not it was an already
> known issue (-m32 is broken for gcc with lib32/libgcc.a):
> [root at fbsd-7-test]# gcc -o boo boo.c # Compiles
> [root at fbsd-7-test]# gcc -m32 -o boo boo.c
> /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/lib/libgcc.a when searching
> for -lgcc /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/lib/libgcc.a when
> searching for -lgcc /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc
> [root at fbsd-7-test]# file /usr/lib32/libgcc_s.so.1
> /usr/lib32/libgcc_s.so.1: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386,
> version 1 (FreeBSD), dynamically linked, stripped
> [root at fbsd-7-test]# uname -a
> FreeBSD fbsd-7-test.gateway.2wire.net 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD
> 7.1-PRERELEASE #0: Sun Nov 23 16:19:09 UTC 2008
> root at fbsd-7-test.gateway.2wire.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/STARR  amd64
>     I wish I had my amd64 CURRENT machine in front of me to confirm
> this, but I don't.
>     Please keep me CC'ed as I am not subscribed to either amd64@ or
> stable at . Thanks!
> -Garrett

I also noticed that behavior, shouldn't compiler/linker look
into /usr/lib32 without additional -B switch?
regards, Maciej Suszko.
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