Subject: Re: toolchain improvements proposal
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/05/1999 21:00:50
On Thu, 4 Feb 1999 21:01:45 -0500 (EST)  Todd Vierling wrote:

> - Make libbfd include "all NetBSD targets" on all architectures.  (Note that
>   this cannot include 64-bit architectures on 32-bit hosts.)  This could be
>   configured out by a flag to be determined (and NOPIC would have the same
>   effect).
>   This way it would be possible to analyze, disassemble, objcopy, etc. all
>   object files and executables on all architectures (with the 32/64 bit
>   restriction mentioned above).
>   This could be extended to include those targets for which we have COMPAT_
>   options on each architecture (but only for that architecture?).

This would be _kewl_.  Maybe select COMPAT_ targets with a mk.conf
option - not everyone will want/need this.  OTOH, how much bloat would
it add, given that the core processor support would already be there?