Subject: Re: PowerPC ELF support?
To: Andrew Cagney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 02/06/1997 14:39:44
On Fri, 7 Feb 1997 09:24:33 +1100 (WET)
Andrew Cagney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What are the chances, in the immediate future, of Dale Rahn's ELF
> patches and fixes being merged into the NetBSD/PowerPC kernel?
The NetBSD kernel already has full 32-bit and 64-bit ELF support.
> I fully understand the time needed to undertake this task and appreciate
> that recently the PowerPC maintainer has, unfortunatly, not had those
> resources available. However, as a result of this lengthy delay, I also
> understand that this is causing PowerPC people to migrate away from the
> NetBSD kernel to other alternatives.
> Could I suggest that one of the core team members step in and help
> complete this work.
I'm undertaking that, actually. I got Wolfgang's diffs for gcc and
binutils, and fixed them up a bit (there were a few problems with
them), and have a powerpc-elf-netbsd cross compiler set up (using
-mcall-sysv by default).
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