On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 02:24:00PM +0200, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:
> I've historically done all of my MIPS/Linux development
> native, on Indies, P-5064's, Atlas, and Malta. But now
> that we seem to be in a situation where the latest,
> greatest, and most correct compilers are x86 cross-dev
There is nothing that keeps you from building those compiler as native
compilers also. Usually I only crosscompile kernels and do all other
> I've cut over to building kernels on my Athlon box.
> I'd like to start building apps and benchmarks (not
> necessarily from srpm's). Plainly, I need a set of
> libraries (naive attempts at cross-compilation of
> user code with the egcs 1.1.2 compiler results in
> complaints about the missing crt1.o), and possibly
> some variant include files.
Which looks like you don't have a glibc package installed.
> Are these packaged somewhere, and is there an FAQ/HowTo on how
> to set them up?
Guess I should occasionally roll an uptodate crosscompiler package ...
> This may have been handled in Ralf's HowTo, but that seems to have
> disappeared from the web.
http://oss.sgi.com/mips/mips-howto.html. Where are you looking? It's still
on the web and is also being distributed as part of the LDP project. Heck,
the HOWTO even seems to ship with a number of Intel distributions, at least
Conectiva 6.0 and Redhat 6.2 seem to include it, even though fairly old