[fedora-arm] Fedora 10/ARM?

Philip Rhoades phil at pricom.com.au
Sun Dec 14 18:48:01 UTC 2008


People,

Kedar Sovani wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-12-05 at 18:39 +0100, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 11:11:09AM +0530, Kedar Sovani wrote:
>>
>>>> With the announcement of Fedora-10, I am sure people would want to know
>>>> whether anyone is building F10 packages for ARM. 
>>>>
>>>> I have been doing just that. So far I have built a set of basic packages
>>>> (including gcc) that boots F10 on ARM. These packages are, for now,
>>>> built on an F8 build root. Once I have rpm-build built for F10, I could
>>>> rebuild all the packages on an F10 build root. And then make the rpms
>>>> available somewhere.
>>> Ok, I now have the build closure with rpm-build available for F10. Thus
>>> far, I have upwards of 450 rpms built for F10 (on an F8 root). 
>>>
>>> I have now started re-buildling these rpms on F10. While building rpms
>>> on the F10 root, one problem that I see is some binaries keep crashing. 
>>>
>>> I could narrow down the problem to "-fstack-protector" option to gcc. If
>>> I do not pass that option, things work fine. Else, I see the binary
>>> seg-faulting. Is anyone aware of a known issues with gcc-4.3 on ARM, as
>>> far as stack protector is concerned?
> 
> 
>> Kedar,
>>
>> Can you try whether the fix for gcc PR35965 resolves this?  E.g.
>> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2008-06/msg01641.html .
>>
>>
> 
> Great! This patch worked. 
> 
>> thanks,
>> Lennert
> 
> 
> /me fires package rebuilds with the patched gcc...


With Kedar's work, does that mean it would be possible to get F10 going 
on the Openmoko devices now?

Thanks,

Phil.
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