Are the gcc build files still needed after section 5.4?

m at m at
Mon Jun 5 17:39:13 PDT 2006

On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, Dan Nicholson wrote:

> On 6/5/06, m at <m at> wrote:
>> Now, I'll have to go and find another reason why my build is breaking
>> further down the road... :(  Do IA64'ers have much of a success rate?
> The LFS book is only tested on x86.  It's quite possible that a
> non-multilib 64 bit install could work using only slightly modified
> instructions, but you'd have to ask around.  The Cross-LFS book caters

Thanks.  I'd hoped that just by changing the asm- to asm-ia64 everything 
would work out neatly but not so.  I haven't yet found the other 

> to many more architectures, so you may want to try there.  The
> learning curve is a bit steeper because you cross compile your
> temporary system, but it's been pretty well tested at this point.
> Here's the links:

Cross compile.  I had hoped that that wouldn't be necessary! :-) .

I will have a poke around some IA64 installation disks tomorrow and see if 
any build from source.  If I have a look to see how they do it it should 
help here.

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