Subject: Re: Alpha build process..
To: Chris Csanady <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/19/1997 16:49:34
On Sun, 19 Oct 1997, Chris Csanady wrote:
> Could someone outline the steps necessary to actually build the
> tree on an alpha? I am somewhat confused as to how things go,
> having a seperate toolchain.
There's no difference between building on the alpha or any other
port; the `separate' toolchain doesn't make any difference.
> install core dumps with the -s option. so i set STRIPFLAG= in /etc/mk.conf
That should not be happening. Can you get a stack backtrace to see
why it's dumping core?
> After I got finished with building all the libraries, I couldn't get much
> further because everything complained about unresolved symbols in libc...
Had you installed the new libraries in $DESTDIR? If you don't, the
new programs will try to link against the old libraries, which will
be unhappy. Have a look at the `build' target in /usr/src/Makefile.
I recommend using a DESTDIR other than / until you're confident
that everything you compile will really work.
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