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Re: Updates on RedHat 7.1/mips

To: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@conectiva.com.br>, "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Subject: Re: Updates on RedHat 7.1/mips
From: Ilya Volynets <ilya@theIlya.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 21:01:20 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010718005255.R10373@conectiva.com.br>
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References: <3B4573B8.9F89022B@mips.com> <20010717131146.A24907@lucon.org> <20010718005255.R10373@conectiva.com.br>
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Those messages are about compiling using TinyX and KDrive, which
works with only minor modifications. Thing is, it is not what is really needed.

On Tuesday 17 July 2001 20:52, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:11:46PM -0700, H . J . Lu escreveu:
> > On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:09:00PM -0700, Ilya Volynets wrote:
> > > I was working on it a while ago, and here are few pointers:
> > > Some tools have to be run natively (i.e. xkbcomp), but also need to
> > > be installed on target. I din't find a rule that does both. I think new
> > > rule is needed.
> >
> > I am aware of those. I want to delay it as much as I can.
>
> recent messages to the XFree86 mailing lists has the recipe to x-compile
> XFree86, IIRC Keith Packard did the work
>
> > > gcc-3.0 crashes when compiling some parts of Xserver and Xlib,
> > > with very obscure bug. Minimal test case I came up with is
> > > ~45(!) lines long. Keith filed report to gcc team on my behalf,
> > > but there seems to be no responce. I do not know if your
> > > gcc has same problem, but someone mentioned similar problem
> > > with 2.9x.y series on this list not so long ago.
> >
> > Don't bother with gcc-3.0. I won't use it myself for building X.
> >
> >
> > H.J.
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