Compiling 4-RELEASE on 5-STABLE

Ruben de Groot mail25 at
Thu Oct 14 07:22:47 PDT 2004

On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 06:53:31PM +0530, Subhro typed:


> First of all, I guess u got a bit too aggresive which I believe is
> unnecessary. Secondly, Try disassembling a 4.X binary and a 5.X
> binary, you will understand what I mean. I have done it myself and I
> am sure about it. Things start differing even more when you start
> enabling things like unrolling loops and making things architecture
> dependant with mcpu, march and similar flags. And btw I guess you
> missed a word in my previous mail. I added the word "native". Do
> clarify if that was not clear to you what I meant by Native.

Install 4.x in a subdirectory of your 5.x system. chroot(8) into that 
directory; then build "native" world and kernels all you want.

too easy.


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