Re: how can we test the hexagon port in mainline

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Wed Jun 23 2021 - 10:56:11 EST

On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 4:39 PM Brian Cain <bcain@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
> ...
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > the oldest supported gcc version in mainline is gcc 4.9. But the only
> > hexagon crosscompiler I can find is the one Arnds website points to here:
> >
> >
> >
> > which is a non-upstream gcc 4.6.1 port. How are we supposed to even
> > build test hexagon code?
> We have provided a clang-12-based toolchain here:
> m-12.0.0-cross-hexagon-unknown-linux-musl.tar.xz

How close is this to the mainline clang builds from

The last time we talked, there were still a couple of bugs that prevented
me from building an unmodified kernel with an unmodified clang toolchain,
but I think you planned to address those. Are any changes left that did
not make it into the 12.0 release?

> Could we update to
> point here?

I'm happy to edit the index page on,
but could you provide a stable URL that will keep pointing to the latest version
in the future so I don't have to update it for each new build?