Subject: Re: Non "new-toolchain" platforms
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 01/29/2002 12:53:39
On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 08:12:27AM +0100, Aymeric Vincent wrote:
>  > Since yesterday, I can even claim bootblocks compile properly with the
>  > new toolchain, it was just that the Makefiles guessed the object
>  > directories wrongly.
>  >
>  > Now, ./ -D /usr/hosts/a1200 -m amiga goes straight to the end
>  > on my i386.
> Ok, then please put up an ELF binary snapshot, write up a document
> explaining to users where to put their a.out shared libraries,

...and how to build the first ELF kernel with the new toolchain, made
with "./ -t" (assuming that you want to support native
builders). I'd been meaning to add an entry for the new toolchain to
<>, but
I haven't gotten around to it.

> and
> then make the switch in to ELF+new-toolchain.

By the way, shouldn't "OBJECT_FMT" get the same treatment as
"USE_NEW_TOOLCHAIN", that is, ELF by default, a.out is the exception?