Re: Crosstool/kbuild-all toolchain updates
From: Stafford Horne
Date: Sun Feb 19 2017 - 03:21:18 EST
On Wed, Feb 01, 2017 at 07:44:38AM +0900, Stafford Horne wrote:
> Hi Fengguang/All,
> I am working as the OpenRISC linux kernel maintainer. Currently in
> linux-next our patches are causing kbuild test robot to fail.
> This is because the patches are taking advantage of 2 'new' (2 year old)
> instrucions (l.swa/l.lwa) and the build robots, as far as I can tell,
> use the 'make.cross'  build script from lkp-tests.git. These point
> to the crosstools  toolchains maintained by Tony.
> I sent a mail to Tony who maintains the crosstools but I didn't get a
> reply and it seems he is not longer working on them .
> I think our options are:
> 1. Update 'make.cross' to point somewhere else for openrisc
> 2. Update and maintain crosstools
> For 1. its trvial but, maybe not the best solution.
> For 2. I created new crosstool builds for openrisc . The way the
> crosstools are maintained is via a patches.tar file and it seem a custom
> buildall script. I dont see the source for that custom script anywhere.
> I am thinking I could help to update and 'opensource' the crosstool
> build scripts to make it easier for everyone to update toolchains by
> sending patches.
> But, I would need access to crosstool on kernel.org and an OK from
> Any opinions? Questions?
>  https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/wfg/lkp-tests.git/tree/sbin/make.cross
>  https://www.kernel.org/pub/tools/crosstool/
>  https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=146406282809809&w=1
>  http://shorne.noip.me/crosstool/files/
Any thought on this?
I create a patch to do 1. Update make.cross to point to openrisc
binaries. I hope you found it on the list: