Subject: Re: VAX ELF toolchain is now self-hosting
To: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
From: Anders Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/25/2002 20:27:14
Good work, Matt! I owe you another beer now :-)
> This weekend I successfully used a VAX ELF system to do
> a VAX ELF netbsd build. So VAX ELF has achieved the state
> and being able to build itself.
> There are still issues to be dealt before turning the switch:
> 1) add ELF flags for the indicate whether either GFLOAT
> or DFLOAT, and whether code is NONPIC.
> 2) remove some unneeded RELOCs that are leftover from the
> m68k code I started from.
> 3) Reworking setjmp/longjmp to be more normal and not
> unwind the stack restoring registers.
> 4) Make sure DWARF/DWARF2 works (including exception
> unwinding code).
> 5) Add a.out->ELF transition code in sysinst.
> 6) figure out why awk works @ -O but not -O2
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