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Re: [DECstation] linux-2.1.121-pre2 is out!

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Subject: Re: [DECstation] linux-2.1.121-pre2 is out!
From: Thomas Riemer <triemer@apt4g.a3nyc.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 1998 21:54:36 -0500 (EST)
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.981213183051.20891R-100000@apt4g.a3nyc.com>
What is the command to configure binutils?

I'm guessing something like ./configure --target=mipsel-linux
But this seems like something one shouldn't be guessing at.

I pulled references binutils from prep.ai.mit.edu

-Tom
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Given enough eyeballs all bugs seem shallow.

On Sun, 13 Dec 1998, Thomas Riemer wrote:

> What are the binutils/gcc patches relative to?  Where do I get what they
> are relative to?
> 
> -Tom
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Given enough eyeballs all bugs seem shallow.
> 
> On Sun, 13 Dec 1998, Harald Koerfgen wrote:
> 
> > Fellow DECstation hackers,
> > 
> > the subject says it all. This one is, as usual, based on the latest CVS 
> > source tree
> > and is available at the usual place. (Thanks, Michael)
> > 
> > linux-2.1.121-pre2 works both on R3000 and R4000 based DECstations and 
> > contains all
> > bugfixes for pre1 I have received so far. Additionally it includes Ralf's
> > get_mmu_context() proposal which seems to work nicely on R3000 and R4000 
> > targets.
> > 
> > Nevertheless I am actually working on a patch to fix a few things I have 
> > overseen
> > before I uploaded 2.1.121-pre2 B-) to make this source tree compile with 
> > egcs-1.0.2.
> > 
> > To be able to compile this kernel, you have to patch your gcc spec file 
> > (mine is in
> > /usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/mipsel-linux/2.7.2/) and you have to rebuild your 
> > binutils,
> > or to be more precise as,
> > with Gleb O. Raiko's patch when you want to compile a
> > kernel for a R3000 target. Both patches are available  at
> > http://decstation.unix-ag.org.
> > 
> > This kernel is *not* generic i.e., you have to choose the right CPU Type 
> > (either
> > R3000 or R4x00) for your DECstation.
> > 
> > Happy hacking.
> > ---
> > Regards,
> > Harald
> > 
> 

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