[Mono-dev] mono 2.2 rc2 on ARM issues

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Thu Dec 18 21:46:56 EST 2008


> For the record, I figured out the root cause for the Illegal
> Instruction.  Openembedded when it builds ARM kernels turns off
> CONFIG_OABI_COMPAT (automatically) as a performance optimization if it
> detects you are building with a EABI toolchain, etc.  So unless I'm
> missing something, at this time Mono requires OABI_COMPAT enabled in
> ARM kernels.  We should probably fix this up at some point as there
> will be an increasing number of ARM systems in the future that have
> this turned off.

Can you explain this for the layman?   

What is the suggested approach to take?

Is this something that we could put in a configure test, or is this a
runtime issue?

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