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Re: changes in the tree for sparc boot disks

Eric Delaunay <delaunay@lix.polytechnique.fr> writes:

> I also removed the step asking the user to choose bewteen local or GMT time for
> the hardware clock if running on sparc.  If other arch want to do this as well,
> they just need to remove #define LOCALTIME in dboostrap.h.

Hurm... I see it is currently defined for i386, m68, powerpc.
I'll add a switch for it in the documentation.

I'm glad you remove this, BTW!

> Last of all, I disabled small libs for sparc it seems not to work :-(  I always
> get the following message when booting from the newly generated disk:

Yes, library reduction is disabled for many architectures.

I assume sparc is splitting boot and root?

> I'm using egcc 2.91.60-5, binutils and libc6 2.1.2-4 if it
> matters.

Hmm.. why not gcc 2.95.2?

> Any pointers why it fails?

I don't know.  I don't see library reduction as a requirement for

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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