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Re: [Linux-mips-kernel] Re: [ANNOUNCE] Secondary mips tree.

To: Shane Nay <shane@minirl.com>
Subject: Re: [Linux-mips-kernel] Re: [ANNOUNCE] Secondary mips tree.
From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 08:35:14 -0700
Cc: James Simmons <jsimmons@transvirtual.com>, Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>, Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips-kernel@lists.sourceforge.net
In-reply-to: <0107170016150H.02677@compiler>; from shane@minirl.com on Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 12:16:15AM -0700
References: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10107161226220.19188-100000@transvirtual.com> <0107170016150H.02677@compiler>
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On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 12:16:15AM -0700, Shane Nay wrote:
> >   We have been having problems with toolchains as well. We plan to have a
> > new toolchain ready by Wednesday.
> 
> Yes, there have been a lot of toolchain issues with MIPs.  The last time I 
> went on a toolchain testing binge for MIPs was with GCC CVS in about April.  
> I had really good results with that toolchain with both the kernel and 
> userland.  I did some micro tests with 3.0 and they appeared solid, but I had 
> updated to the latest non-CVS version of bintools and it was chocking out 
> lots of assembler warnings when rebuilding glibc.  There are source and 
> binary snaps of that toolchain on the agenda FTP site under snow.
> 

The toolchain in my RedHat 7.1 mips port is as good as the x86 version
for RedHat 7.1. Since there is no mips maintainer for gcc, many
mips patches aren't reviewed. But they are in my mips toolchain.


H.J.

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