Generating a toolchain for big-endian arm with ct-ng.

Gilles Chanteperdrix
Tue Jan 6 14:30:00 GMT 2009

Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 January 2009 09:17:08 Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>> Mike Frysinger wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 06 January 2009 08:33:29 Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>>>> trying to build the toolchain with an earlier version of glibc fails,
>>>> glibc is looking for asm/procinfo.h which is not installed by Linux'
>>>> headers_install target. A solution is to modify Linux makefiles so that
>>>> asm/procinfo.h is copied.
>>> or fix glibc ... it's pretty easy
>> I found patching the kernel an easier way to make any version of glibc
>> compatible with any version of Linux headers.
> except now you'll be forcing every version of Linux headers to carry backwards 
> compat cruft forever and you'll be unable to break the cycle.  i imagine 
> people have already written patches for whatever issue you're hitting.

Ok. So maybe that is a ct-ng issue which should not allow to select any
version of the linux kernel headers with any version of glibc ?


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