BFD for darwin

Geoff Keating geoffk@geoffk.org
Tue Jan 28 20:03:00 GMT 2003


Nick Clifton <nickc@redhat.com> writes:

> Hi Edward,
> 
> > I was trying to build binutils for powerpc, and got
> > the message:
> > 
> > *** BFD does not support target
> > powerpc-apple-darwin6.3.
> > *** Look in bfd/config.bfd for supported targets.
> > 
> > When is powerpc going to be supported
> 
> Ask Apple - it will be supported whenever they contribute it.  For
> example they have recently contributed support for this format for the
> BFD library.  Unfortunately LD and GAS support have not yet been
> contributed.

Apple's GAS is based off GAS 1.38, and isn't BFD-based, and Apple's ld
is not GNU ld at all.  We would like a GAS 2.x port, but it's a lot of work.

-- 
- Geoffrey Keating <geoffk@geoffk.org>



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