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Re: Wiki Edits: a smattering of small changes


From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: Wiki Edits: a smattering of small changes
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:56:02 -0500
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Amos Jeffries <address@hidden> writes:

> On 16/12/18 6:17 am, Almudena Garcia wrote:
>> Can you add a new FAQ about 64 bit support?
>> Or, if exists, modify It to add this link
>> https://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/open_issues/64-bit_port.html
>> 
>
> The rebootstrap link on that page is outdated and now a 404.
> The job name should be "rebootstrap_hurd-amd64_gcc8" (not "gcc7").

Thanks, I'll add this to my wiki changes.

>
> After looking at the i386 job failures I have some doubts about what
> that Jenkins Job is doing for the bootstrap. It seems odd that the
> "linux-src/" sprinkled liberally with "linux/*.h" includes should be the
> code trying to be built. I thought there was a Hurd+Mach alternative of
> it nowdays?
>
> Also does the TODO list at the top of the page have any particular order
> that things need to be implemented to get it done?

I think so.  Take a look at

https://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/open_issues/64-bit_port.html

What is left for initial support (32-on-64) is

    adding 64bit boot support from grub
    implement 32/64 RPC compatibility for RPCs served by kernel.


>
> AYJ
>

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