Re: m68k not a release arch for etch; status in testing, future plans?
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 06:01:57PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 01:09:13AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > On Sun, 22 Oct 2006 00:52:59 +0200 (CEST), Michael Schmitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > >> On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 02:05:37PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > >> > On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 10:58:25PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > >> > > IIRC, the m68k kernels are already cross-compiled.
> > >> > Yes, which has repeatedly caused problems due to assumptions in
> > >> > the kernel packaging that host arch == build arch...
> > Can someone point me to these assumptions?
> The last such issue I remember was a result of the kernel building certain
> tools using the host (i386) compiler which were needed for building the
> remainder of the package, and then shipping those same tools in one of the
> (m68k) binary packages for use by add-on module packages. Typical "does not
> play well with cross-building" stuff, which may have been resolved already.
Yes, that has been resolved a while ago by the kernel team.