Subject: Re: -nostdlib and cross packages
To: Castor Fu <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/06/1999 09:42:04
On Mon, 5 Jul 1999, Castor Fu wrote:
: I'm trying to conform and use the cross packages for
: cross compiling on NetBSD instead of my home grown stuff and have
: come across two problems so far.
I know. I'm in "move mode" right now, but if you can wait until Wednesday
the 14th, I should have the time to update and fix up the cross pkgs. They
are currently explicitly disabled in the recursive-directory Makefiles.
: 1. -nostdlib is not supported in the version of GNU ld which
: it builds. I have a set of patches which I think
The ld in src/gnu/dist works with -nostdlib. When I do the major update
I'll re-roll the binutils diffs to make it up-to-date with src/gnu/dist.
: 2. The exclude mechanism seems to break some of GNU tar's option
This will probably be changed to use pax. (This used to work before some of
the extract option handling changed.)
-- Todd Vierling (email@example.com)