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SubjectRe: i386 -> x86_64 cross compile failure (binutils bug?)
On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 01:50:08PM -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
> I'm trying to build an x66-64 kernel on a 32 bit system (Ubuntu 5.10).
> I added -m64 to the CFLAGS as per the gcc docs. But the build fails
> with:
> $ make ARCH=x86_64
> arch/x86_64/kernel/entry.S:785: Error: cannot represent relocation type BFD_RELOC_64

Ubuntu/Debian provide a biarch gcc, but do not (did not?) provide a biarch
assembler. Building binutils for target x86_64-pc-linux-gnu should help.
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