Re: ETA for toolchains for squeeze?
Hector Oron wrote:
> Hello Bill,
> Currently amd64 is affected by some bug on binutils, preventing to
> compile gcc, see binutils thread.
In that thread, there is this post:
Which suggests this is actually a Debian problem, and not a binutils one.
> Testing handling is work in progress, not priority at the moment for
> lack of time. Developer time is welcome towards having a working in
> unstable cross toolchain.
I'll read that as "patches welcome". :) Point noted.
> As a user or commercial development, clearly lenny should be used.
Generally speaking, I agree. But it turns out in this case, I had to
bump up to squeeze for other, non-emdebian-related reasons. So now I'm
stuck in that no-man's land between releases.
> You should not be mixing debian/testing with emdebian/sid, but
> emdebian/testing (not much supported atm)
Yea, I figured you'd bust me for that one. :)
> I could try to get in shape testing toolchains on amd64 if you are
> willing to contribute testing them as a user, but modify sid by
> testing on the sources.list file.
Ok, I'll give that a try.
> Kind regards :-)
Thanks for the quick response, and keep up the great work! You guys are
spoiling me!! :)