Subject: Re: compiling 1.5 with -current toolchain
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Darrin B. Jewell <email@example.com>
Date: 01/17/2002 13:28:48
Compiling with the old toolchain should still work, although it
would be tested first.
They are protected by
``#if __GNUC_PREREQ__(2, 95)''
Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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,