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Re: Magnum + Kernel 1.2.11

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Subject: Re: Magnum + Kernel 1.2.11
From: Andreas Busse <andy@soft-n-hard.de>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 1995 18:36:41 +0100
In-reply-to: <9510201534.AA17051@silver.sni.CA>
 > 
 > I'm using only the binary releases at the moment, but I'm attempting
 > to re-compile the 2.7.0 with the supplied patch, however it keeps bombing
 > out when it tries to build what looks like a big-endian libsomething.
 > I think the problem is that the binutils from fnet.fr do not support
 > big-endian, so I'm going to re-compile the binutils first, then
 > try gcc again.

Right. You need binutils-2.5.2-6 to build gcc-2.7.0. I had the
same trouble :-)

 > 
 >      When I configure gcc, should I be generating ELF output, or
 > just leave it as the default? (ie: Should I be generating ELF
 > Linux/MIPS executables?)

Just configure it as --host=i486-linux --target=mipsel-linux
and it will produce a.out binaries. ELF isn't known to be
working yet, so better use a.out.

Cheers,
Andy


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