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From: Vineet Gupta <Vineet.Gupta1@synopsys.com>
To: "debian-cross@lists.debian.org" <debian-cross@lists.debian.org>
Cc: arcml <linux-snps-arc@lists.infradead.org>,
	Helmut Grohne <helmut@subdivi.de>,
	GNU C Library <libc-alpha@sourceware.org>
Subject: Re: ARC rebootstrap prereq (was Re: switching ARC to 64-bit time_t )
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 14:39:53 +0000
Message-ID: <775ecf3d-bc33-ff9c-347d-3b2f0db6c509@synopsys.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200326055408.GA31088@alf.mars>

Hi,

On 3/25/20 10:54 PM, Helmut Grohne wrote:
> Hi Vineet,
>
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 05:25:58PM -0700, Vineet Gupta wrote:
>> ARC glibc is still in works, but assuming that will happen in near future what
>> other upstream prerequisites are needed. The obvious ones would be Linux kernel,
>> gcc, binutils: all 3 of which are supported for ARC. From a quick glance at debian
>> wiki pages, I presume *bootstrap is mostly done native, so needs qemu ? (full/user
>> emulation ? And does qemu need to be upstream too ?
> Given that I ran into the glibc issue, I can tell that at least
> rudimentary arc support support is already available in Debian unstable
> for binutils, linux and gcc. (Otherwise, I would not have come as far as
> glibc.) Once glibc is in place, work can proceed on the Debian side.
> guile, libatomic-ops, libffi, libgpg-error and nspr ususally need a
> little upstream support. dpkg, gmp, openssl, and perl usually need
> Debian-specific changes. I'd recommend looking into libatomic-ops and
> libffi early. The other packages are usually simple.
>
> The aim of rebootstrap is to create a package set for essential +
> build-essential using cross builds without using any qemu. Beyond that
> point, you'd switch to native building. Unless real hardware is
> available, you'd need qemu after the reboostrap phase. Whether you use
> full or user emulation is your choice, but I guess that you can speed up
> builds using user emulation, because it allows you to mix and match
> binaries. When you upstream your qemu is also your choice.
>
> Please get in touch with me once a suitable glibc is packaged for Debian
> unstable or experimental. Please use debian-cross@lists.debian.org or
> irc.oftc.net #debian-bootstrap at that point. Alternatively, package a
> glibc locally (like Arnd did).

Following up as ARC glibc port was merged upstream in 2.32. Can we now give
rebootstrap a spin for ARC Debian enablement.

Thx,
-Vineet
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2020-02-12  0:14   ` [RFC v6 07/23] RISC-V: Use 64-bit time_t and off_t for RV32 and RV64 Vineet Gupta
2020-02-12  0:14     ` Alistair Francis
2020-02-12  1:30       ` Joseph Myers
2020-02-14 22:39         ` Alistair Francis
2020-02-18 23:05           ` switching ARC to 64-bit time_t (Re: [RFC v6 07/23] RISC-V: Use 64-bit time_t and off_t for RV32 and RV64) Vineet Gupta
2020-02-18 23:13             ` Joseph Myers
2020-02-19 23:09               ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-19 23:11             ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-20  8:31               ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-20  9:37                 ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-20 12:37                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-20 13:14                     ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-20 14:44                       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-20 15:42                         ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-20 16:08                           ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-20 16:31                             ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-24  2:48                         ` Viresh Kumar
2020-02-21 19:56                     ` Alistair Francis
2020-02-22  8:42                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-24  9:00                     ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-24  9:46                       ` Andreas Schwab
2020-02-24 10:14                         ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-24 10:23                           ` Andreas Schwab
2020-02-24 10:36                             ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-24 10:42                               ` Andreas Schwab
2020-02-24 11:13                                 ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-24 12:41                                   ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-25  0:03                               ` Joseph Myers
2020-02-25 11:39                                 ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-25 14:36                                   ` Joseph Myers
2020-02-26 13:18                                     ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-26 14:48                                       ` Joseph Myers
2020-02-26 16:28                                         ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-25  9:03                       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-20 16:27                 ` Helmut Grohne
2020-03-26  0:25                   ` ARC rebootstrap prereq (was Re: switching ARC to 64-bit time_t ) Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26  5:54                     ` Helmut Grohne
2020-03-26 11:51                       ` Alexey Brodkin
2020-03-26 12:24                         ` Helmut Grohne
2020-03-26 12:53                           ` Alexey Brodkin
2020-03-26 14:28                             ` Helmut Grohne
2020-03-26 19:04                               ` Lennart Sorensen
2020-08-26 14:39                       ` Vineet Gupta [this message]
2020-08-26 15:43                         ` Helmut Grohne
2020-08-26 21:16                           ` Aurelien Jarno
2020-02-12  1:42       ` [RFC v6 07/23] RISC-V: Use 64-bit time_t and off_t for RV32 and RV64 Vineet Gupta
2020-02-12 12:58         ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-19  0:56   ` Vineet Gupta
2020-02-19  1:03     ` Alistair Francis
2020-02-19  1:31       ` Vineet Gupta
2020-02-19  8:30         ` Andreas Schwab
2020-02-19 18:42           ` Vineet Gupta
2020-02-19 23:18             ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-20  0:26               ` Vineet Gupta
2020-02-20  0:46                 ` Joseph Myers
2020-02-20  8:24                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-20 10:28                     ` Lukasz Majewski
2020-02-20 14:14                     ` Joseph Myers

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