Subject: Re: Cross-building (was Re: Crosscompilation Alpha -> i386/ELF w
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/25/2002 21:20:28
On 25 May 2002, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

: So far as I know, building just about everything from i386 (except
: Alpha)

or playstation2.  Also, the sh3 compiler is ... not well tested yet (and
doesn't yet support shlibs).

: *should* work. However, on any given day, -current might be broken for one
: or another.
: As for building things from other processors, that's far less well
: tested.

mipsel gets a pretty good hosting workout, as does sparc.  I don't know
about problems *hosting* on alpha, but targeting alpha from an ILP32
platform (such as i386) is known not to work.

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