Subject: Re: Cross "make build"/"make snapshot"
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/13/1997 18:21:04
> From: Skippy Studenmund <>
> Date: Mon, 13 Oct 1997 14:21:32 -0700 (PDT)

[ cross-compilation... ]

> It's not easy, but it's been done. Ian Dall has gotten patches
> together which patch the NetBSD gas and ld to work. Well, to xcompile
> m68k on i386. He and Scott Ellis made a strip68k which will correctly
> strip m68k files on an i386.
> The real solution'd be to teach the GNU tool chain how to deal
> with NetBSD shared libraries, either by adding NetBSD shared lib
> support to the aout tools, or moving all of NetBSD to elf.
> Take care,
> Bill

I hope to work on adding NetBSD a.out support to the GNU binutils
that recently appeared in /src/gnu/dist (but AFTER 1.3).