binutils doesn't fully support --target=ppc-linux
Wed Jul 9 19:25:00 GMT 2003
Perhaps a stupid question, but what does it do with "powerpc-linux"?
My vote is for the patch to make it take ppc-linux...
Dan Kegel wrote:
> Recent binutils will build fine with --target=ppc-linux,
> but if you try to 'make check', it barfs with
> ERROR: Target name ppc-linux is not a triple.
> OK, fine, I'll insert fields to turn it into a triple.
> target=ppc-405-linux-gnu works fine in general,
> and 'make check' gets past that problem, but then dies with
> ERROR: tcl error sourcing tool-and-target-specific interface file
> Error getting emulation name:
> *** ld does not support target ppc-405-linux-gnu
> *** see ld/configure.tgt for supported targets
> binutils-184.108.40.206.18/ld/configure.tgt lists lots of targets,
> including powerpc-*, but doesn't mention ppc-* at all.
> So... I guess I should use target=powerpc-blah-linux-gnu instead of
> Or should I patch binutils to recognize the shorter ppc name?
> Anyone run into this before?
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