Subject: Re: compiling 1.5 with -current toolchain
To: Darrin B. Jewell <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 01/17/2002 10:20:10
On Thu, 17 Jan 2002, Darrin B. Jewell wrote:

> I recently attempted to build a 1.5 macppc kernel from a -current
> system.  Although the kernel compiled and linked without error or
> warning, it would not boot.  I debugged this enough to determine that
> it was dying in or around OF_call_method, the first varargs function
> that it encountered.  After looking at the CVS revision history for
> sys/arch/powerpc/include/stdarg.h, I realized that the 1.5 branch does
> not have varargs updates required to work with the new compiler.
> It it appropriate to pull up changes to stdarg.h to the 1.5 branch
> so that the -current compiler can compile the 1.5 branch?  Are there
> other changes that would need to be pulled up as well?

If these changes were pulled up, would compiling still work with the old

Take care,