Bug#358235: Please recognize mips64
On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 09:41:01PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> Package: libffi4
> Severity: wishlist
> > Automatic build of pnet_0.7.4-1 on bigsur by sbuild/mips 1.106
> > checking whether mmap with MAP_ANON(YMOUS) works... yes
> > configure: error: "libffi has not been ported to mips64-unknown-linux-gnu."
> > make: *** [build-tree/pnet-0.7.4/config.status] Error 1
> Matthias, can libffi please recognize mips64. This is not an issue for
> our buildds but it would be nice if it would get fixed anyway.
I think the above error is correct if you are compiling on a 64bit
kernel without linux32 (i.e. uname -m == mips64), since libffi has
AFAIR no support for NewABI. In case you use linux32, the machine
should be autodetected as mips-unknown-linux-gnu.