barebox on x86
plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Tue Aug 31 13:08:14 EDT 2010
On 17:59 Tue 31 Aug , Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Hi Jean-Christophe,
> On 8/31/10 5:18 PM, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> > On 15:50 Tue 31 Aug , Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> >> Hi Jean-Christophe,
> >> On 8/31/10 3:18 PM, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> >>> why do you touch it?
> >> Sorry, touch _what_ in particular?
> >>> barebox is self content so I do not understand why you do such modificaton
> >>> specially uf we are supposed to do crosscompile
> >> Unfortunately that assumption is wrong, at least for the x86 target.
> >> Almost all my patch does is trying to fix exactly that (along with
> >> dropping the requirement to use Linux on the host side)
> >> And, yes, I am using an i386-elf- cross compiler.
> > you need a linux toolchains and it's build correctly
> So, barebox needs glibc and a Linux kernel to build? Hm. Then consider
> my patch fixing that problem. Almost. With my patch it's self-content.
> But the linking problems are still open. Do you have any hint on those,
> too, maybe?
> > I build it on MacOS too
> How did you overcome the programs in scripts/ using Linux system headers
> that are not there with HOSTCC (even with a Linux cross toolchain)?
the tool chain provive it and it's the same for compiling the kernel on MacOS
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