Re: Ok, got it booted...
gcc still fails to compile with the same error (branch out of
range). I'll look into it when I get a moment. Not sure what the state
of mips in binutils is atm, unfortunately. Until this machine landed on
my doorstep (or came close to it), I didn't pay much attention to ports
other than alpha and arm :-(
Florian, I noticed that you had a tarball of gcc 20000822 on your site and
was wondering what you used to compile it. I may try to find out if gcc
has "yet another optimisation bug" (which is frequent on alpha) that could
be causing the problems that I'm having. Guess I need to learn yet
another processor's assembly :-P
On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 05:31:13PM -0400, Christopher C. Chimelis wrote:
> > > If anyone wants - I have a mipsel and a mips machine up and running
> > > with a mix of redhat and debian which i run my brute force builders
> > > on and i will happily give out shell acounts with ssh ...
> > I may take you up on this, but for now, I'll be fine (now that gcc works
> > :-P). In the meantime, I'll see if I can comb the binutils list for any
> > patches that might apply to mips/mipsel that we may need that might have
> > been applied after HJ released this version.
> > FYI, if I find any, I'll start patching the debian package and upload a
> > new version.
> > It's good to have the binutils maintainer interested in the port, isn't
> > it...hehehe...:-P
> it is definitly :)
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