Subject: Re: Cross-building (was Re: Crosscompilation Alpha -> i386/ELF w curr -> errors..)
To: maximum entropy <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/25/2002 18:33:29
On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 09:06:56PM -0400, maximum entropy wrote:

 > Is there a matrix available anywhere with current cross-build status
 > information?  I'm interested in cross-building for various targets on
 > an i386 host, but I'm not sure what will work and what will be flakey.

All targets from i386 host work, except alpha (due to bugs in the
alpha back-end).

 > I had some trouble with cross-building for sparc (most of the
 > resulting binaries would just dump core), but that was a while ago and
 > I'd like to see what will be expected to work before I try this out
 > again.

I regularly cross-build from i386 -> sparc and i386 -> sparc64, and have
no trouble.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>