Re: cross-compiling ia64 kernels?

From: Len Brown <>
Date: 2006-10-31 18:12:12
On Monday 30 October 2006 17:25, Bob Picco wrote:
> luck wrote:	[Mon Oct 30 2006, 04:20:50PM EST]
> > Does anyone have a recipe for tools & scripts to cross-compile
> > a current ia64 kernel?  I have lots of machines sitting in the
> > lab waiting for me to run native builds so I've never bothered
> > to look into cross environments.  But I've had some inquiries
> > on how to cross-build from some people with less h/w ready to
> > do their bidding.
> > 
> > -Tony
> Tony,
> I build all my arches on x86_64 with crosstool. My current tool chain
> for x86 and ia64 is derived from gcc-3.4.1-glibc-2.3.2.  For powerpc
> I'm using  gcc-3.4.2-glibc-2.3.3. It doesn't require significant effort

What is the newest compiler version that works?
A moment ago I updated to try to build
gcc-4.1.0-glibc-2.3.6 and it bailed out before completing.


> after downloading Dan Kegel's crosstool source and build tools at:
> . Select the tool chain gcc revision and
> binutil revision in Dan's arch specific script file and build. Then one
> only has to add the installed compiler path to your shell environment path.
> For example ia64 for me is 
> /usr/local/crosstool/gcc-3.4.1-glibc-2.3.2/ia64-unknown-linux-gnu/bin.
> After that 
> 	make ARCH=ia64 CROSS_COMPILE=ia64-unknown-linux-gnu- whatever
> should work just fine.
> I'm not certain whether this is all the information you require:
> bob
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