Preferred GIT URL for arch/powerpc, and BINUTILS

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Tue Jan 29 12:43:52 EST 2008

On Mon, 28 Jan 2008 17:46:47 -0500
Steve Heflin <sheflin at> wrote:

> At 02:30 PM 1/28/2008, Steve Heflin wrote:
> >Josh, you're a life saver!!  Your GIT tree is exactly what I've been
> >looking for. I have an AMCC440EPx based product that makes heavy use
> >of all the devices embedded in the microcontroller. I'll be able to
> >give that platform a very good testing.
> >
> >Now can you help me with BINUTILS?  What version do you use and can
> >you point me to a decent GIT tree for it?  I tried to use version
> >2.18 and the build blows up because it tries to "strip" a script file
> >"embedspu".
> Whoa! I spoke too soon.  Upon attempting a "make menuconfig" on the 
> 2.6.24-rc8 which I cloned from your git tree, I don't even SEE the 
> powerpc architecture appearing!  What's up?

I dunno.  I never use make menuconfig.  I typically do:

make ARCH=powerpc sequoia_defconfig

or something similar if I'm cross-building from x86.  Otherwise if I'm
on the G5, it's just:

make sequoia_defconfig


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