Re: getting gcc for hppa into the archive
On Tue, 1 May 2001, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > In addition to needing hppa gcc debs I also need to do hppa64 cross compiler
> > debs(mostly for building 64bit kernels). I am hoping to use the GCC_TARGET
> > environment variable thing in the 3.0 package but haven't started working on
> > it yet. This may have some impact on what to do for the normal gcc debs.
> what I've learned from 2.95 and 3.0 is to cleanup the build files
> before branching the debian subdir. Now we have two different build
> procedures. Chris, we should propose a policy for
> "cross"-packages .... Maybe we get support from the Emdebian project
> (Frank Smith?)
That would probably be a good idea. We know what we want, but how to
implement it seems to be the big question. Frank probably would be able
to provide us with at least some details that would normally be needed...
> I cannot comment which version is more stable to use for
> hppa. Assuming that 3.0 stabilizes in the near future, the size of the
> patch set isn't a reason not to rely on 3.0. It seems to work for mips
> and s390. Does it to make to track both versions as it's done for 2.95
> and 2.0 for the other archs (for hppa 3.0 and 3.1)?
Out of curiosity, how is binutils doing on hppa? I'm trying to look out
for patches that would be needed (thank goodness IA64 hasn't hounded me
lately...they've had TONS of patches :-P).