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From: Brian Hurt <brian.hurt@q...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] aix51 native-code assembly problem

It's been forever since I've played on the Power Architecture.  But IIRC, 
the Power/PowerPC architecture conditional branchs have a maximum range of 
like 64K (IIRC).  For conditional branchs longer than that, you need to 
branch over an unconditional branch (which jumps a lot farther).  This 
looks to be what you are hitting.

Brian

On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Ward Wheeler wrote:

> Hello,
> 	A colleague is trying to compile an application (mostly OCAML, a little C) 
> for the aix51 operating system and get's the following error when making 
> native (bytecode compiles fine).  Has anyone seen this?  Anyone know of a fix?
> Thanks,
> Ward Wheeler
> 
> (make poy
> .
> .
> .
> /tmp/biosci/camlasm2b4f35.s:159321: Error: relocation overflow
> /tmp/biosci/camlasm2b4f35.s:159325: Error: relocation overflow
> Assembler error, input left in file /tmp/biosci/camlasm2b4f35.s
> make: The error code from the last command is 2.
> )
> 
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