Subject: Re: Cross-building
To: John R. Shannon <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 10/10/2003 14:14:31
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 03:49:55PM -0600, John R. Shannon wrote:
> Is this web page correct about not being able to cross-build the amd64 port 
> (from an i386)?

There's the issue of gdb. I haven't yet checked in the changes needed
to make gdb 5.3 work, I hope to do that this weekend.
> before seeing the web page. The build got as far as building the GENERIC 
> kernel. There the compiler did not like line 128 of netbsd32_netbsd.c on 
> compat/netbsd32; something easily worked around.

Yep, that's the problem with compat_netbsd32 not yet supporting siginfo,
which was recently brought in. I also hope to fix that soon. For amd64
at least.. The other platforms that use compat_netbsd32 will need
seperate fixing.

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                                  
NetBSD. Free, Unix-like OS. > 45 different platforms.