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Subject: Re: Using gcc 4.4.0 to compile Rockbox

Re: Using gcc 4.4.0 to compile Rockbox

From: Mark Allums <mark_at_allums.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 10:31:36 -0600

Thomas Martitz wrote:
> Mark Allums schrieb:
>>
>> Sorry, I wasn't clear. 4.0.3 *does* have the one arm-related patch
>> available applied. Stuff for sh or coldfire or gcc 3.4.x did not
>> apply, so I did not apply those patches.
>>
>> 4.4.0 did not get patched, because it's not clear any apply. The diff
>> for 4.0.3 probably wouldn't work. I could "interpret" the contents of
>> the diff myself, and modify the corresponding file in 4.4.0 if necessary.
>>
>>
>> Mark Allums
>
> Well, apparently I was mistaken. If you can compile succesfully without
> these patches, they aren't needed (they are to make things work, so if
> it works, they're not needed).

I am not clear about this. Perhaps someone who knows what's going on
could time some time and explain.

Well, 4.4.0 doesn't work, in a sense. Rockbox is broken when compiled
with it.

Mark Allums
Received on 2009-02-24


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