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Re: error in crosscompiling autoboot for MIPS

To: Manuel Lauss <mano@roarinelk.homelinux.net>
Subject: Re: error in crosscompiling autoboot for MIPS
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 12:48:19 +0100
Cc: saravanan <sar_van81@yahoo.co.in>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, Jul 06, 2007 at 11:27:18AM +0200, Manuel Lauss wrote:

> That codebase can _only_ be compiled with AMD's gcc-3.4.3 for cygwin (can be
> found on the CD you get with the DB1200 board). It does not work with any
> other toolchain, unfortunately (yes, I tried a few, from 3.3.0 to 4.1.2
> with binutils from 2.15 to 2.17)

The differences between the mips*-linux targets and other MIPS ELF targets
are fairly small these days, typically stuff like cpp predefines and
similar.  So rewriting the code rarely is hard - unless of course
libraries are involved.

  Ralf

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