Re: Where is sparc64-linux-ld?
On Mon, Sep 06, 1999 at 09:39:54PM +0200, Eric Delaunay wrote:
> Ben Collins wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 05, 1999 at 11:38:47PM +0200, Eric Delaunay wrote:
> > > Not really useful (could be ln -s /usr/sparc-linux . ?)
> > > In effect, ld on sparc32 arch tries to create sparc32 binaries, not sparc64
> > > ones unless "-m elf64_sparc" is provided on the command line.
> > > The makefiles in linux kernel sources tree don't call ld like above but just
> > > sparc64-linux-ld. Therefore I have had to replace the link with a script to
> > > put the -m argument in front of the command line.
> > I'm using kernel-package and the only thing I have linked is /usr/sparc-linux to "."
> > else when supplying elf64_sparc, it can't find the linker scripts (bug in binutils
> > IMO). The names of the bintutils that the kernel looks for for sparc64 is just a side
> > affect of how the people doing the development had their systems setup (which is why
> > kernel-package passes args to the make to overrride the defaults so that it works
> > properly, except for the sparc-linux link). However on my system, even the standard
> > kernel make adds -melf64_sparc to the linker command line.
> Which version of kernel-package are you using ?
> I installed 6.23 from potato because the one from slink does not support
> --subarch=sun4u very well.
> About the -melf64_sparc option passed to the linker, I will check that next
> time I will build a kernel.
> Now I compiled a ultrasparc kernel but I don't have any chance to test it
> because I don't have access to a ultrasparc neither at home nor at my office :-((
> Could you help me, or anybody else, doing a trial run to see if it ever works ?
> I can upload it somewhere to make it available to you.
I could try it. Question, are you simply working on bootdisks? I was going to compile
a set of 2.2.12 kernels tonight to upload for sparc/sparc64.