Subject: Re: compiling 1.5 with -current toolchain
To: Darrin B. Jewell <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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