[OpenBIOS] libgcc problem

Blue Swirl blauwirbel at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 18:44:32 CEST 2010

On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Andreas Färber <andreas.faerber at web.de> wrote:
> Am 03.10.2010 um 17:59 schrieb Blue Swirl:
>> Now the big question is, should we still aim for removal? I'm not sure
>> if libgccs shipped with native GCCs are compatible. Requiring a
>> specifically patched GCC does not seem so attractive, though most
>> people probably make a cross compiler anyway.
> What about submitting your patch upstream to GCC? 4.6.0 is still in "Stage
> 1, open for development."
> Maybe include a script that builds the necessary cross-compiler(s) to an
> OpenBIOS-private directory?

That may be useful, there have been frequent questions about
cross-compiler setup.

> Did you do any testing outside sparc64? If yes, any other GCC patches would
> we handy.

I tried to get a powerpc64-elf compiler (with the patches I sent
earlier), but I didn't succeed.

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