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Re: cannot open crt1.o

To: "Ulf Carlsson" <ulfc@thepuffingroup.com>, <linux-mips@fnet.fr>
Subject: Re: cannot open crt1.o
From: "Bradley D. LaRonde" <brad@ltc.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 02:59:17 -0400
References: <Pine.GSO.3.94.990816203715.22274C-100000@Ocean.CAM.ORG> <00ba01bee849$e8963f90$b8119526@ltc.com> <37B8BEBD.1457F621@crossnet.co.jp> <19990817050812.B31457@thepuffingroup.com>
----- Original Message -----
From: Ulf Carlsson <ulfc@thepuffingroup.com>
To: Masami Komiya <mkomiya@crossnet.co.jp>
Cc: Bradley D. LaRonde <brad@ltc.com>; <linux-mips@fnet.fr>
Sent: Monday, August 16, 1999 11:08 PM
Subject: Re: cannot open crt1.o


> > You need to install GNU libc for mips programs. There is how to
cross-compile
> > and install on the following URL.
> >
> > http://www.linux.sgi.com/mips/mips-howto.html
>
> Cross compiling GNU libc is IMHO overkill.  You may use the same binaries
as
> you use natively.  Cross compiling GNU libc is doomed to fail.  The source
> rpms the mips-howto refers to are generated from /dev/random.  Download
the
> MIPS rpm of the GNU libc, and convert it to another format (using rpm2cpio
or
> alien) and extract the files from it.  Finally copy it to your
/usr/mips-linux
> or /usr/local/mips-linux (as described in the mips-howto).
>
> Ulf

I took your advice, and it worked well.  Thank you.

Regards,
Brad

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