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Re: etch-m68k and newer packages

On Sun, November 29, 2009 6:59 pm, fthain@telegraphics.com.au wrote:

> That's why I'm interested in etch-m68k (glibc-2.3.6) buildds. I don't see
> any role for glibc-2.5 in the process of updating to a tool chain based on
> eglibc-2.10, binutils-2.19.51, gcc-4.4.1, linux-2.6.31. So I don't see any
> need for the finline-gnu89 patch at all. Moreover, I worry that it may
> actually cause problems.
> My only reservation is that the various eglibc/binutils/gcc/linux packages
> have numerous build deps that may not be satisfied by the packages in
> etch-m68k. That's the main sticking point I can see, but we may be able to
> address this before the ABI stabilises.

The other problem with etch-m68k is that we can't make changes to that
distribution any more. It sounds like we should bootstrap sid's toolchain
(and friends) starting with etch-m68k.

Are we going to end up recompiling the archive for TLS any way?

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

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