Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH] broken cfb* support in the 2.5.31-bk

From: Geert Uytterhoeven (
Date: Thu Aug 22 2002 - 13:33:45 EST

On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, James Simmons wrote:
> > > > Anyway, you could apply this patch, for a start. I wish you would be
> > > > a bit more careful about details.
> > >
> > > Done. Well the good news is I have aquired more hardware for different
> > > platforms to test my work on :-)
> >
> > You don't need more hardware to protect yourself against such typos. A
> > cross-compiler (or sometimes even your native gcc) is sufficient ;-)
> That I also lack except for ARM and mips. Do you know where I can get a
> developement kit for for ppc and m68k?

The usual rules for creating cross-{binutils,gcc} apply here.

If you run Debian, check out the toolchain-source package.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that. -- Linus Torvalds

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