Subject: Re: pkg/12140: cross/mipseb-netbsd does not work (for kernels, at least)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 02/07/2001 09:14:46
>>Is there some reason why all the possible targets supported bin binutils
>>aren't simply enabled here? It isn't going to cost a huge amount (or
>>not over what the targets that are supported already cost).
> there seem to be limitation in # of platforms we can put in
> pkgsrc/cross/binutils/Makefile. in fact, i went into some
> trouble with it, and added the following comment.
> the limitation is in /bin/sh, used by configure script in binutils.
># due to /bin/sh restriction, we can accomodate no more archs
that sounds like something that should be fixed. what's the failure
mode when you add more archs?
> also, it looks that there's some problem in binutils if we enable
> 32bit and 64bit sparc at the same time:
>># this breaks the `sparc-solaris2' target (which adds sparc_elf32
>># which we use for the `sparc-netbsdelf' target
> if someone could do something about these, it would be very nice...
mixing similar 32 and 64 bit targets also seems like something that
should be "allowed". hmm...
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