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Re: GCC 3.2 to build mips-linux kernel

To: Lyle Bainbridge <lyle@zevion.com>
Subject: Re: GCC 3.2 to build mips-linux kernel
From: "H. J. Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 10:53:32 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, Oct 11, 2002 at 12:34:53PM -0500, Lyle Bainbridge wrote:
> 
> I built a mips-linix 2.4.18 kernel for an AU1500 board using:
>   gcc-3.2  /   binutils-2.13   /   glibc-2.2.5
                ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                Bad choice.
> 
> It builds and executes but is unsuccessful during startup.
> I have attached the log at the end of this message.  It
> appears to have skipped a number of steps.  I noticed that
> a working kernel built with gcc 2.95.3 is 800K larger.
> (~3MB versus !2.2MB).
> 
> I'm a little confused, and wondered if the 3.2 compiler requires
> some patching to work for mips-linux.
> 

gcc 3.2 I released for Linux/mips builds 2.4.20-pre6 kernel for malta
just fine. But you are strongly recommended to use my latest Linux
binutils.


H.J.

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