Re: Debian SuperH port
In the article <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>,
"Christopher C. Chimelis" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Since SH-4 can run SH-3 binaries, I'm going to build sh3/sh3eb
> > binaries as Debian sh/sheb binaries for now.
> Given the above limitation, would it be wise to base the current arch
> builds on SH-3 rather than SH-4? If I'm understanding this right, some
> things may only run on an SH-4 anyway until the math emulation is working.
Agreed. I meant for that.
> > Finally, I'm going to write and release some HOWTOs on SuperH (and
> > Dreamcast) development. Any comments would be appreciated, and I
> > would answer your questions if possible.
> This sounds interesting. If you can, you may want to bring this up on
> debian-toolchain as well, since we're still dealing with the issue of
> packaging cross-compilers.
Yes. I wish packages of cross toolchain for SuperH also supported by
Debian. In my Debian SuperH port, almost all packages are installed
on an x86 machine with dpkg-cross. dpkg-cross is a very nice tool.
All the resources so far are found at
ftp://ftp.m17n.org/pub/super-h/debian/. Note that they are based on
the older architecture scheme (sh3/sh4/sh3eb/sh4eb), not that proposed
YAEGASHI Takeshi <email@example.com>