compile error

Justin Hibbits chmeeedalf at
Mon Nov 19 16:12:18 UTC 2018

On Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:05:44 -0500
Dennis Clarke <dclarke at> wrote:

> On 11/19/18 10:46 AM, Justin Hibbits wrote:
> <snip>
> > Did you first make kernel-toolchain or make buildworld, for this?
> > I'm assuming you're using either MPC85XX, MPC85XXSPE or QORIQ64 as
> > the kernel.  Which target are you using: powerpc, powerpcspe, or
> > powerpc64? 
> Is this sort of stepwise knowledge documented ?
> I see here  :
> So this "kernel-toolchain" is not there at all. I am speaking out of
> turn given that I have yet to see my own little ppc64 experiment build
> a kernel yet and in fact it has been working slowly on gdb-8.2 from
> ports for nearly twenty hours. I expect to get around to building
> current sometime later today and it would ne nice to know what little
> secrets are hidden from the online docs.  The gcc build docs are about
> the same so maybe just experience and experiments are needed to
> determine a stable path to building current.
> Dennis

"make buildworld" will build the toolchain.  'make kernel-toolchain' is
the minimal subset of world required to build the kernel.  If "make
buildworld" is run, that's more than sufficient.

- Justin

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