2.6.7 ppc 8260 (cross compile in Cygwin) - lots of undefined references to `jiffies' and other symbols in built-in.o - anybody ?

Daniel Kegel dank@kegel.com
Thu Jul 22 17:35:00 GMT 2004


Martin Schaffner wrote:
>>   LD      .tmp_vmlinux1
>> powerpc-linux-ld: section __ftr_fixup [000005c4 -> 00000783] overlaps
>> section .text.1 [00000000 -> 000037df] ...
> 
> This occurs because the linux build system relies on a case-sensitive  
> filesystem, which FAT and NTFS do not provide. Specifically, the build  
> overwrites the file arch/$(ARCH)/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S with the file  
> arch/$(ARCH)/kernel/vmlinux.lds.s.
> 
> To build on cygwin, you can use my patch (after having restored  
> vmlinux.ld.S):
> http://mirror.vtx.ch/lfs/patches/downloads/linux/linux-2.6.7-build_on_case_insensitive_fs-1.patch

ooh.  yum.  I'll add that into crosstool.

> Off topic: Dan, when will you release crosstool-0.28?

I've been really overloaded, so it's been dragging.
I keep saying "when I'm done with my current project at work",
but the goalposts keep moving...
- Dan

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