Subject: Re: cannot cross compile alpha kernel from macppc
To: Christian Groessler <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/20/2002 07:25:09
On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 04:21:05PM +0200, Christian Groessler wrote:

 > /usr/local/tools/bin/alpha--netbsd-gcc  -mno-fp-regs -ffreestanding -g -O2 -Werror -Wall -Wno-main -Wpointer-arith -Wmissing-prototypes -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-uninitialized  -Dalpha -I.  -I../../../../arch -I../../../.. -nostdinc -DDIAGNOSTIC -DDEBUG -DLKM -DNO_KERNEL_RCSIDS -DMAXUSERS=16 -D_KERNEL -D_KERNEL_OPT   -c /usr/src/sys/arch/alpha/compile/SIXTYFOUR/../../../../dev/ic/ad1848.c
 > /usr/src/sys/arch/alpha/compile/SIXTYFOUR/../../../../dev/ic/ad1848.c: In function `ad1848_set_channel_gain':
 > /usr/src/sys/arch/alpha/compile/SIXTYFOUR/../../../../dev/ic/ad1848.c:530: Internal compiler error in `alpha_expand_unaligned_load', at config/alpha/alpha.c:1617
 > Please submit a full bug report.
 > See <URL:> for instructions.
 > *** Error code 1

Yes, there is a known bug in the Alpha back-end which prevents cross
compiling from a 32-bit host.

We're looking into the problem.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>