Re: m68k not a release arch for etch; status in testing, future plans?
On Wed, 1 Nov 2006 23:56:17 +0100, Christian T Steigies <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> 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
>> > <email@example.com> 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.
Has the patch been submitted upstream? or, if it was a
procedural fix, I do not recall the fix being reported to
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Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.golden-gryphon.com/>
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