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RE: Linux on Indy

To: Ian Chilton <mailinglist@ichilton.co.uk>
Subject: RE: Linux on Indy
From: "J. Scott Kasten" <jsk@tetracon-eng.net>
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2000 22:19:39 -0300
Cc: Linux-MIPS Mailing List <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <NAENLMKGGBDKLPONCDDOIEEGCMAA.mailinglist@ichilton.co.uk>
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> Jumping ahead a bit...when I get hardhat running, can I download the source
> for all the updated pacages, like GCC 2.95.2, GLIBC 2.1.3 and make, binutils
> etc etc, and compile them from source like you can with Linux on a PC, or
> won't that work with this platform?
> 

In general, you should be able to compile and install the majority of
things like normal.  I won't guarantee that you won't find something once
in a while that breaks, but that's normal on a relatively new and untested
platform.


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