SSD on the Netwinder
ralphs at netwinder.org
Thu Apr 18 06:33:47 PDT 2019
On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 10:01:18PM -0400, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
>That only covered the kernel. Do we know if userland can be handled
When I tried it a few years back, I did it the 'hard' way: modifying the
makefile of each project to add the extra linker flag. It was very
tedious and I only did a handful of packages.
A better approach is to change the gcc wrapper. I believe that is what
Douglas Paul did (see
And I have noticed that there is a similar patch, for newer gcc, that is
carried in the Yocto/openEmbedded project streams.
>Has -march=armv4 actually gone?
Evidently not yet. Yesterday I built with gcc-7.4.0, and today I have
done another build with gcc-8.3.0. Both versions are producing armv4
binaries without need for any special linker flags.
>Would it be better to use the last GCC that supported -march=v4? I
>assume that since the loss of support was in the future in 2017, it
>might not be too much of a downgrade. The LKML message suggests that
>GCC 8.0 would likely be the first compiler without armv4 support.
I had read the same lkml thread, while trying to remember about the
--fix-v4bx option. But I don't think that patch actually got merged into
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