[Skiboot] [PATCH] README: Fix Ubuntu build instructions

Andrew Donnellan andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com
Wed Aug 16 14:34:19 AEST 2017

On 16/08/17 14:00, Jeremy Kerr wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
>> Fix the Ubuntu build instructions to install a BE compiler rather than LE.
> The both of those should be able to do BE; and having the LE compiler
> installed will probably be better suited to the rest of the stack.
> What's the motivation for this change? Just the CROSS= argument on the
> line below?

The motivation is indeed that right now that CROSS= argument specifies a 
compiler prefix that doesn't exist.

I've just tested in an Ubuntu Docker container and it does seem that the 
LE compiler can do BE fine as long as that CROSS= argument is changed, 
though if we want to do that I should probably add a note clarifying 
that yes, skiboot is still BE.

(It also turns out that we need to add xz-utils to the package list... 
anyone know what the xz package name is on Fedora?)

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra
andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com  IBM Australia Limited

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