Subject: Re: cross compiler for vax-netbsd
To: Stephen Bell <>
From: Matthew Fredette <fredette@MIT.EDU>
List: port-vax
Date: 10/20/2000 08:36:49
> Hi all,
>     I'm trying to set up a cross compiler for a vax-netbsd target
>     on a i586-linux host but have run into a few problems.
>     [I've sucessfully built gcc cross compilers for other machines]
>     I'm not sure I'm building from the correct sources.
>     The cross-linker is the only thing not working, any help/pointers would
>     be appreciated. 
>     here's the picture..
>     I had binutils-2.9 but couldn't configure the vax-netbsd target
>     so downloaded binutils-2.10 (I noticed the 1.4.2 GENERIC release
>     was using GNU as 2.9.1 )

Check out:

And grab the second patch, the one that applies to stock binutils-2.9.1.
I developed and now use this patch on a Linux box, and have had pretty
good success with it.


Matt Fredette,,
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