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Re: Cross-compile of xfsprogs-2.6.10 fails

To: "Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Cross-compile of xfsprogs-2.6.10 fails
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 15:02:38 +1000
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, ivanr@xxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <4091DBE6.60301@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from kpfleming@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 09:53:58PM -0700
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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 
> distribution.

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.



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