Subject: Re: HEADS UP! New toolchain to be default on i386, sparc64
To: Paul Goyette <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/14/2001 13:53:34
>> *** You must now set TOOLDIR in /etc/mk.conf or the environment, or else
>> *** "make build" will break.
>> TOOLDIR should be a directory that is not mounted noexec (since the
>> toolchain will be running from here), and will hold the *host tools* for a
>> given MACHINE_ARCH -- which means that you will be able to cross-compile
>> shortly, right from the top level.  (It *may* work already; I only haven't
>> tested it, and need to finish the rest of the cross-tools just to make
>> sure.)
>Any suggestions for what to set this to for a multi-architecture
>environment?  Any reason why we couldn't have a default?  Like maybe
>somewhere in the src/tools/obj.${arch} hierarchy?

it seems to me that one could probably get away with defining TOOLDIR

	__TOOLARCH!=uname -m

and then get what i think you want.

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