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Re: More DEC Compilation info...

Subject: Re: More DEC Compilation info...
From: Systemkennung Linux <>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 09:54:59 +0100 (MET)
In-reply-to: <> from "Paul Antoine" at Mar 12, 96 06:42:57 pm
Hi folks,

> I have a bit more info re compiling the DEC kernel... if you tell
> cc to produce little-endian using -EL, and as to output the
> intermediate files in ecoff with -oformat ecoff-littlemips (you need to
> uncomment the ASFLAGS line in arch/mips/Makefile and add this), AND
> you tell ld to accept input in ecoff with -b ecoff-littlemips, THEN
> the resultant kernel is usable when built with 2.6.2 binutils!
> So, all we need do is alter the Makefiles a bit... <whew!>

It's still one of those nice binutils bugs that I've been chasing again
and again and again.  Looks like BFD was written to be close to
undebugeable :-(


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