compile error

Dennis Clarke dclarke at
Mon Nov 19 16:17:50 UTC 2018

On 11/19/18 11:12 AM, Justin Hibbits wrote:
> 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.

Thank you for that :-)


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