What's the diff in UL 1.0 compilers?

Marcus Meissner meissner at suse.de
Mon Jun 9 17:46:27 EST 2003

On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 07:31:03PM -0500, vince wrote:
> Just what is the difference between the regular gcc compiler
> in /usr/bin and the one under /opt/cross?
> After spending 6 hours today trying to build the "cross-compiler"
> (see previous notes of confusion), I'm wondering why I'm
> doing this. My customer says he needs the cross-compiler to
> build 64-bit programs for PPC linux systems. Couldn't this be done using
> "/usr/bin/gcc -mpowerpc64"? If the answer is yes, why would
> you ever run the /opt/cross compiler?

This will be done using -m64 later. Gcc was not biarch capable for ppc64
at the time we did UL1/SLES8.

For now use: /opt/cross/bin/powerpc64-linux-gcc
as a 32bit -> 64bit cross compiler.

Ciao, Marcus

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