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Re: Latest sources from CVS.

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: Latest sources from CVS.
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 15:12:00 +0100
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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"Maciej W. Rozycki" wrote:

> On Thu, 5 Dec 2002, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
>
> > > Everybody satisfied?
> >
> > Not quite, I afraid.
> > I would like to be able to compile a 64-bit kernel, using the
> > MIPS32/MIPS64 config1 register, but I don't have a MIPS64 compliant n64
> > compiler (assembler). So I need the hardcoded ".word" opcode version, we
> > previously had.
>
>  Please upgrade/patch your tools.  If you can't, then this qualifies for a
> privately maintained patch perfectly.

I can live with that, already done.


>
>  Support for MIPS32/MIPS64 was added to binutils two years ago.  Version
> 2.11 suffices.
>

I just checked the FTP server for a new version
(ftp://ftp.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/crossdev/i386-linux/), and someone
actually provided a
new set of binutils. It's less than a month ago (Nov 12), it was put there.
But if that works you won't hear more about it from my side ;-)

Thanks.
/Carsten



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