Subject: Re: HEADS UP! New toolchain to be default on i386, sparc64
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Paul Goyette <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 08/14/2001 09:32:46
On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Todd Vierling wrote:

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> *** You must now set TOOLDIR in /etc/mk.conf or the environment, or else
> *** "make build" will break.
> TOOLDIR should be a directory that is not mounted noexec (since the
> toolchain will be running from here), and will hold the *host tools* for a
> given MACHINE_ARCH -- which means that you will be able to cross-compile
> shortly, right from the top level.  (It *may* work already; I only haven't
> tested it, and need to finish the rest of the cross-tools just to make
> sure.)

Any suggestions for what to set this to for a multi-architecture
environment?  Any reason why we couldn't have a default?  Like maybe
somewhere in the src/tools/obj.${arch} hierarchy?

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