Subject: Re: Alpha port of NetBSD to cross compile i386 code
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/04/1997 19:56:24
On Wed, 5 Feb 1997 email@example.com wrote:
> Quick question if you have the time. I want to use NetBSD Alpha port
> to build NetBSD i386 kernel (the need for speed.........).
> Can anyone see any problesm with this apart from haveing to reconfig
> gcc to include i386 capabiility and rebuildiing i386 libs ??
You shouldn't need to do anything with the libs to recompile a
kernel. As a matter of fact, you should be able to use a stock gcc
and binutils, rather than the NetBSD gcc, because you don't need
shared library support to compile a kernel. (I've used the stock
gcc/binutils to successfully compile a sun3 kernel on a sparc
The only trick will probably be the genassym stuff, which has had
some work done on it recently. Gordon might have something to say
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