In message <CA+5PVA7+vPZmLBzkXOFwTM+kLMYHPDgVW4Jcm91XSxW=Ng-Y6g@...> you wrote:
> > The problem is that for ppc-linux-gcc (GCC) 4.2.2 (which comes with the
> > ELDK 4.2) this assembly instruction is not known and the build breaks.
> Sigh. GCC 4.2 is pretty old at this point.
But still rock-solid ... We use it a lot, especially as reference for
more recent (and sometimes more broken) versions of GCC.
> All of the stuff in arch/powerpc/boot/ is built regardless of the
> configured board and stuffed into a wrapper.a archive. Then the
> individual board targets are built and the necessary pieces are pulled
> from the wrapper.a file.
This appears to be a pretty inefficient approach. Why don't we build
only the files we actually need? That would save a bit of build time.
> > Please advise.
> If upgrading ELDK is an option for you, it will get you the quickest
> solution. Otherwise we'll need to figure out how to stub out the
> instruction in boot/dcr.h and use the asm long trick. Ew. I can look
> at that next week.
Thanks a lot in advance!
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