compiling pure lfs on sparc

Juan York juan at
Wed Apr 23 23:34:56 PDT 2003

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003 04:44:48 +0000, Ryan.Olive wrote:

> Generally though you can pass -m64 or -m32 to gcc to build 64 or 32 bit.
> I'm not too sure how these affect the assembler and linker though
> (haven't really looked into gnu assembler and linker in a 64 bit
> environment,
>  on solaris 64 bit we use the sun supplied assembler and linker and pass
>  -xarch=v9a to link 64 bit, so theres probably a similar option in gnu)

I'll have to play with this when I get a chance

> HTH, will have a brief look into it for you... Funnily enough at the
> moment I have 3 sunfire v120's on my desk (noisy little buggers), I'll
> see if the powers that be will let me have one to play with linux on
> (not likely but hey, you never know ;-) )

Tell me about it .. I have the case of mine cracked so I could attach a
cdrom and the damn thing as as loud as my dual athlon.


> Best Regards
> Ryan
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