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Re: (Cross-)Compiling a Kernel

To: Mike Hill <mikehill@hgeng.com>
Subject: Re: (Cross-)Compiling a Kernel
From: ralf@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 1998 13:52:07 +0100
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <60222E63C9F4D011915F00A02435011C011AD1@bart.hgeng.com>; from Mike Hill on Fri, Jan 23, 1998 at 09:42:12AM -0500
References: <60222E63C9F4D011915F00A02435011C011AD1@bart.hgeng.com>
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On Fri, Jan 23, 1998 at 09:42:12AM -0500, Mike Hill wrote:

> make dep
> make[1]: Entering directory
> `/usr/src/kernel-source-2.0.32/arch/i386/boot'
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `dep'.
> make[1]: Leaving directory
> `/usr/src/kernel-source-2.0.32/arch/i386/boot'
> scripts/mkdep init/*.c > .tmpdepend
> scripts/mkdep `find /usr/src/kernel-source-2.0.32/include/asm
> /usr/src/kernel-source-2.0.32/include/linux
> /usr/src/kernel-source-2.0.32/include/scsi
> /usr/src/kernel-source-2.0.32/include/net -follow -name \*.h ! -name
> modversions.h -print` > .hdepend
> make: *** [dep-files] Error 139
> 
> I successfully compiled x86 kernels before the libc6 upgrade.  Can these
> failures be related?  Did I miss something in the upgrade?

Nothing obvious.

> Ralf:  I deleted the two `64' arguments in the IRIX 6.x target line of
> config.bfd, but my IRIX binutils quits compiling at the same place
> (stabs.c).

Are you talking about native IRIX binutils or the irix -> mips-linux
crosscompiler?  For the first case I recommend using the native IRIX
linker, for the later case you have to remove them from the entry
for mips-*-linux*.  See also the patch included in the binutils-2.8-2
rpm.

  Ralf

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