bootstrapping gnat GCC on amd64

xorquewasp at xorquewasp at
Mon May 4 18:56:49 UTC 2009

On 2009-05-04 14:44:52, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> Is that your only system (amd64)?  I originally
> ported GNAT to FreeBSD x86 from a solaris-sparc32 system.
> I built a sparc-sun-freebsd GNAT cross compiler using
> the native Solaris GNAT binary and its associated
> sources.  I also (first) had to cross build binutils
> similarly.   This made a cross compiler that ran on
> Solaris and built ELF binaries for FreeBSD.  I then
> used this cross compiler to rebuild GNAT as a FreeBSD
> binary.  So it was 2 major steps: build a cross compiler,
> then use the cross to build a native compiler.
> It's been years since I've done that.  I don't know
> how much has changed, but you probably have to do
> something similar.
> -- 
> DE


I have a debian system with a working x86 gnat gcc 4.3.3
and a freebsd x86 system running gnat gcc 4.3.2.

I guess the first step will be an i386->amd64 cross
compiler then.


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