Simon 'corecode' Schubert
corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Mon Jul 16 09:58:46 PDT 2007
Matthew Dillon wrote:
This does bring up an issue which I think we want to resolve for
this release, which is to build a GCC that supports both 32 and 64 bit
targets (even if the OS doesn't, yet). I'll look into that.
Our buildworld will build a cross-platform GCC based on TARGET_PLATFORM
and our buildkernel will then use it, theoretically, but it definitely
isn't as convenient as having all the support built into GCC in the
However, there is not much point in that unless you also build some libraries, at least libgcc.a. And for those we'd need the right kernel headers.
Plus, what's the gain? I can see the use on a 64 bit system, however.
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