[Soc-coordination] Status Report of MIPS N32/N64 Port, Week 1
chenyueg at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 15:20:19 UTC 2013
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On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 10:19 AM, David Bremner <bremner at debian.org> wrote:
> Eleanor Chen <chenyueg at gmail.com> writes:
>> This week, I've completed stage1 of cross toolchain, which includes
>> dpkg, binutils,gcc stage1, linux-libc-dev, and eglibc stage1. All of
>> them are done on amd64 machine without some patching. Many thanks to
>> the help from my mentor on writing and improving thoes patches. I'm
>> attaching patches applied and explainations are as follows.
> Thanks for the report.
> It seems like for binutils the snapshot you are working on has fallen
> behind jessie (not to mention sid). Is this likely to be a problem for
I guess yes, I tried a newer version when doing it but the resulting
package does not work properly, and I thought it would be good enough
to work out a functional package first, and catch up with jessie/sid
> The other thing I noticed was that your patches seem to have a lot of
> "noise" (i.e. lines of patch not relevant to your changes). I guess
> this is at least in part because you are regenerating some patches. I
> don't know if this is possible to fix, but it might make maintainers
> more eager to apply your patches.
The patches I've made do have extra stuff other than stage1 support,
they are some more bits for later steps, but not fully tested yet. I
would like to submit a polished patch after finishing bootstrap which
covers most things.
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