Subject: Re: [ CVS commit: gnusrc/gnu/usr.bin/gcc/arch/arm]
To: Reinoud Zandijk <>
From: Richard Earnshaw <>
List: port-arm
Date: 01/30/2002 18:10:33
> Hello guys,
> too late i found out that my patch hereunder is gonna dissapear as soon as 
> someone regenerates the config files again ... could someone with more 
> toolchain experience fix this in the right way :)
> The fix however works fine as far as i can see for the behavoir of PR 15303 
> is not present anymore.

Something is very wrong with the build system if that change alters the 
behaviour of an Alpha->ARM cross compiler.  Why isn't it using the 
standard configure tests to set the auto-host file up?

auto-host.h, as its name implies, is supposed to describe the properties 
of the *host* that the compiler is running on.  It can't be right on an 
alpha to define off_t as a 32-bit type there...

Without a simplified test case there isn't much I can look into.  Sadly my 
only alpha gave up the ghost a few months back when a lightning storm 
knocked out its power-supply (it was ancient anyway).  So I'm not sure if 
I can do much even with a test case.