[HEADS UP] ar(1) front-end committed. (notes for cross compile)

Kostik Belousov kostikbel at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 15:41:02 UTC 2008


On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 04:30:26PM +0100, Kai Wang wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 04:16:24PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
> > Kostik Belousov wrote:
> > 
> > > Shall the crossbuild for CURRENT work on RELENG_[67] ? If not, this is a
> > > huge regression.
> > 
> > Why wouldn't it, unless you're building amd64 CURRENT on i386
> > RELENG_[67] or a similar combination?
> 
> That's right... I didn't consider this situation before...
> Building amd64 CURRENT on i386 RELENG_[67] won't work.  I'll see what
> I can do, I think we probably need revert back to let Binutils ar to
> handle the cross build.
Yes, please. This is critical for my work.

> My Makefile knowledge is very poor, is there a way to let the build
> system use Binutils 'ar' in the building process but later install
> it as 'gar'?
> 
> Thanks,
> --
> Kai
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