Re: Cross-compiling on Debian systems?
On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Erik Mouw wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 1999 19:52:42 -0800 (PST), email@example.com wrote:
> > On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, Ben Collins wrote:
> >> On Wed, Nov 17, 1999 at 02:48:55PM -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> > I'd like to set up a cross-compiler on my Lintel (AMD 266) to compile
> >> > packages for my Sparc IPX. I'd preferably like to package the
> >> > cross-compiler so I can esaily remove it if I no longer need it.
> >> >
> >> > The only cross-compiler in the slink packages list is for m68k.
> >> >
> >> > What do I need to do to set one up?
> >> The last cross-compiler I built (for kernel compiles) was using the m68k
> >> cross-compiler package. I just changed the m68k references to sparc, and
> >> ran dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc -rfakeroot (change all of the m68k
> >> references in debian/ to sparc).
> > I just did a 'debian/rules binary' in 'gcc-m68k-linux-2.8.1' after
> > changing 'm68k' to 'sparc', and I get a build error. Looks like the gcc
> > buildstrap isn't working.
> "make bootstrap" doesn't work for cross compilers, have a look at the
> cross gcc FAQ: http://www.objsw.com/CrossGCC/ .
How was the package suppsed to build itself then, by hand? *g*
> > ./xgcc -B./ -DCROSS_COMPILE -DIN_GCC -O2 -I./include -I. -I. \
> > -I./config -g0 \
> > -finhibit-size-directive -fno-inline-functions -fno-exceptions \
> > -c ./crtstuff.c -DCRT_BEGIN -o crtbegin.o
> > as: option `-s' is ambiguous
> > make: *** [crtbegin.o] Error 1
> > make: Leaving directory `gcc-m68k-linux-2.8.1'
> > make: *** [build] Error 2
> > I get the exact same error if I use dpkg-buildpackage. I don't know enough
> > about building gcc to know what's wrong. And this is the source package
> > from ftp.ca.debian.org (us.debian.org not responding to me through lynx
> > for some reason)
> Looks like you're using the native binutils instead of cross binutils.
> > I also found out I need the binutils-m68k-linux package, and that's being
> > downloaded as I type..
I can't get the cross' binutils-sparc (package hacked from binutils-m68k)
dpkg-gencontrol -Pdebian/tmp/binutils -pbinutils-sparc-linux
dpkg-gencontrol: error: source package has two conflicting values -
binutils-sparc-linux and binutils-m68k-linux
make: *** [binary-arch] Error 29
I edited all the references in debian/* from m68k' to sparc', and I don't
know enough about the package to even guess what else might need to be
> You also need libc and kernel header files for the target system. The
> kernel has to be configured for the target system, but that can be done on
> the build host.
> J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
> of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
> Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
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