Subject: Re: playing around with toolchain
To: Steve Woodford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 10/29/2001 15:38:08
On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Steve Woodford wrote:
: M68k platforms have not yet migrated to the new toolchain. Unfortunately,
: "toolchain2netbsd" only works properly when a new toolchain is already
: installed. Can you say "Chicken and Egg"?
Well, it's not quite chicken and egg. If you build the tools from src/tools
and set CC appropriately in the environment, it should generate all the
proper files. I did remember seeing some things that made this work
oddly on a cross-build, but it worked last time I attempted it on a
The issue is having a compiler new enough to generate the proper output for
"configure" in the support library directories. Until such a compiler is
available, "configure" won't run for libstdc++, libg2c, and libobjc.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Wasabi NetBSD: Run with it.
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