Cross compile for SGI IRIX target?

Matthew Majka
Thu Jun 29 07:59:00 GMT 2000

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Avinash Chopde <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2000 6:24 AM
Subject: Cross compile for SGI IRIX target?

> My preliminary research shows that it is not possible
> to cross compile for a SGI IRIX (6.x) target, so am looking
> for any info that I'm wrong!
> Looks like gcc on SGI requires some libraries (free) from SGI
> for the final link step (?), which I presume precludes any
> cross compiling for IRIX?

I don't think the GNU assembler or linker support IRIX 6, so
that would be the limiting factor at this point.  The assembler
does support IRIX 5.3, IIRC, but the linker does not support
any versions of IRIX that I know of.

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