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Re: m68k kernels and cross-compilers

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 10:05:30AM +0200, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 10:06:59PM -0500, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > I got a bunch of cool gifts today. So ....
> > 
> > I built i386 to m68k cross-compilers for gcc-4.1, gcc-4.2, 
> > and gcc-4.3.
> > <http://people.debian.org/~smarenka/m68k/cross-compilers>
> > 
> > I used those and Roman's cool patch to build kernel packages for
> > testing. These are built with gcc-4.1, which is probably an abi 
> > changing kind of thing, but try them out anyway.
> > <http://people.debian.org/~smarenka/m68k/kernel>
> Great news! The debian kernels (except m68k) are built with gcc-4.2, but
> there is talk that this be switched to gcc-4.3 soon. Do kernels built wth
> gcc-4.3 work as well as those build with gcc-3.3? It would be great if m68k
> could be more in line with other arches here.

Interesting since the source for 2.6.25-5 implies that all the other 
archs use gcc-4.1. :)

I'll try rebuilding with the current gcc-4.3. Maybe we can catch up all
at once.

> > It's been a good day. :)
> Its still getting better, Kieler Woche starts today :-)

Now I'm just jealous. I haven't been sailing in years. I planned on 
going sailing while we were at the beach, but my shoulder ended that 
plan. (At least it's fixed now.)


Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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