[OpenBIOS] need help building sparc32 crosstool

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Mon Jun 20 11:41:32 CEST 2011

On 18/06/11 04:28, Robert Reif wrote:

> It's been a few years since I did any qemu and openbios hacking
> and I want to give it another try. I'm using ubuntu 10.10 on a PC
> but my last development work was on redhat 9 so things have changed.

Great news! Are you interested at looking at some of the outstanding 
Solaris issues at all?

> I need to start from scratch so could I get some advice on what
> compiler and glibc version everyone is using. I remember getting
> a working crosstool took some effort but I don't remember what I did.
> I assume people are still using crosstool-0.43? It that still true?
> What about crosstool-ng? Something else?

I ended up just building my own from scratch following various guides on 
the internet, starting with binutils etc. Currently I use GCC 4.5 for my 
SPARC32/SPARC64/PPC32 testing.



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