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Re: Starter questions

To: Toshio Seo <seo_tmi@charter.net>
Subject: Re: Starter questions
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 10:35:09 -0500
Cc: Linux-Mips <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 10:15:48AM -0500, Toshio Seo wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am a bit new to Linux MIPS but I would really appreciate a few pointers.
> 
> 1. I am getting GCC 3.3.2, binutils-2.14..... and GLIB-2.3.2 off of
> Kernel.org.  Is there a source of patches for these to make a clean MIPS64
> and N32 build?

None of those three components supports N32 userspace applications. 
Binutils 2.14 is pretty close.  GCC 3.3.2 won't even configure for
mips64-linux.

You have to use the bleeding edge tools if you want to build a mips64
userland.

> 2. Are there any ioctl() examples for displaying and modifying processor
> registers from user programs?
> 
> Thanks
> Toshio
> 
> 
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Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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