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Re: all in the family

To: davem@jenolan.rutgers.edu (David S. Miller)
Subject: Re: all in the family
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@Julia.DE>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 09:01:33 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: shaver@neon.ingenia.ca, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <199704100226.WAA01960@jenolan.caipgeneral> from "David S. Miller" at Apr 9, 97 10:26:18 pm
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
>    Looks like I may be getting a machine here to see if we can migrate
>    some of our non-Oracle machines to Linux/SPARC.
> 
>    Anyone know if the emulation is up to hosting the Linux/Indy
>    cross-compiler?
> 
> It should be straight forward, 32-bit to 32-bit crosses under gcc work
> flawlessly right out of the box for everything I've ever tried.  It's
> when you cross from 32-bit to 64-bit that you may hit a bug or two.

I've got the necessary patches to make the binutils and GCC work as
Linux/Alpha -> Linux/MIPS crosscompiler.  Mike, if you need them remind
me to send them if you need them.

>    In related news, we'll then have Linux running on 5 architectures
>    in the same room (Intel, Alpha, SPARC, ELKS, Indy).  Maybe I'll
>    steal the PowerMac too... =)
> 
> ELKS, that is cheating ;-)

:-)

  Ralf

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