--- Jim Gifford <email@example.com> wrote:
> Jonathan Day wrote:
> > I have built cross-compilers for the Broadcom
> > using the instructions and patches on the "Linux
> > Scratch" website. You need to look for the
> > cross-compiler version of their guide, then select
> > "browse online" and finally "mips64" to get to the
> > instructions/patches for building for the 64-bit
> > platforms.
> > Do NOT use their kernel or kernel patches - use
> > version in the git repository on linux-mips.
> Johnathan, I'm on of the developers of CLFS, did you
> run into a problem
> with the patches? The patch is diff kernel.org and
> kernels. Just curious, if we missed something let me
No, the patches are fine. The problem is "Rapid
Development Syndrome" - no matter how fast the patches
are updated, critical bugfixes will likely work their
way into the git repository before the next patch
update. This isn't a big issue for 99.99% of the tools
- there, updates are as likely to cause problems as
fix them, so the delay is actually beneficial.
(Now, -configuring- the Linux kernel can be
interesting, as I've yet to get dialog to function
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