On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 09:53:58PM -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> I'm trying to cross-compile xfsprogs-2.6.10. I have successfully run the
> configure script specifying the correct build, target and host strings.
> Most of xfsprogs builds properly, except for mkfs. Building mkfs
> requires building mkfs/maxtrres and then _running_ it, which means its a
> build-system binary, not a target binary. Unfortunately the xfsprogs
> Makefiles don't make any distinction, and use the target compiler/linker
> to build maxtrres, which means it won't run on the build system.
> I can manually build and run it for now using the correct
> compiler/linker, but this should be properly fixed in the xfsprogs
Ivan had a version of mkfs that does away with the maxtrres
program completely, and the whopping big table it generates.
I should follow up with him and get that merged sometime, it
will have the side-effect of resolving this problem.