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On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 09:44:36AM -0600, Hardave Riar wrote:
> You would use catalyst, but last I tried to build to build mips1 glibc
> based stages it failed, most likely due mips1 support being bitrotten in
> our toolchain. I'm also not sure where catalyst is in regards to
> crosscompiling, I think there is some code there to do it, but it's not
> supported and hasn't been tried by anyone on the mips team. Trust us when
> we say that a stage3 uclibc is your best bet to start with gentoo on that
> box. Once you get comfortable with that, then start experimenting.
Thanks for the advice. As it turns out, that's just what I did. I have
been tooling around with a stage3-uclibc tarball for a couple of weeks,
and when I tried to update the profile to a non-deprecated uclibc-mips
profile and rebuild everything, rsync developed a problem where it would
randomly crap out. That's when I decided to start experimenting.
I'll keep looking into it and report back.
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