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SubjectRe: RFD: Kernel release numbering
Russell King wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 05:33:33PM -0000, Richard Purdie wrote:
>>I'm in two minds though as generating
>>your own from openembedded isn't difficult. Writing instructions for setting
>>up oe to build it may be the best option.
> Two things - are you sure that openembedded contains the patches to
> fix the two biggest binutils issues we have, as documented on
> ?
> Secondly, are you seriously suggesting people like Jan Dittmer, who
> provide a cross-architecture service should jump through some loops
> just to get a working toolchain for the ARM architecture?

As long it is documented and it _works_ that's no problem. But it was
quite a hassle to get working cross-compilers for all 23 archs
to build, because for some there is no real documentation which
target is the correct one and upstream gcc and/or binutils sometimes
don't compile.
For example where can I find information about the arm26 arch?
I suppose it can be build with a normal arm toolchain (and the
breakage looks like a real compiler failure), but is this documented
It would be nice to have such documentation in kernel under
Documentation/$arch/HOW-TO-BUILD for every arch.
How much work is it to set-up an openembedded environment anyways?



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