Subject: Re: Using on port-alpha
To: Paul Goyette <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/2001 16:06:03
On Tue, 6 Nov 2001, Paul Goyette wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Nov 2001, Paul Goyette wrote:
> > Well, the directory layout is identical (except, of course, for the
> > value of $DESTDIR) to what I used on my i386 build, which worked just
> > perfectly.  But I think you are correct about USETOOLS.  I'll see if
> > I can force it to set USETOOLS.
> Well, that doesn't help, because it can't build the tools for alpha:
> obj ===> gnu/lib/libbfd
> nbmake: "/usr/src/gnu/lib/libbfd/Makefile" line 14: Could not find
> /usr/src/gnu/lib/libbfd/arch/alpha/
> nbmake: Fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue
> nbmake: stopped in /usr/src/gnu/lib/libbfd
> *** Error code 1

It looks as if no-one has committed support for this yet.  Try:

cd /usr/src/gnu

This will build the files which tell the build system how to build a
native toolchain for NetBSD/alpha.

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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