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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] minios: minor buildsystem fixes

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] minios: minor buildsystem fixes
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2009 13:43:44 +0100
Cc: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Christoph Egger <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Stefano Stabellini <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, 15 Jul 2009, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 15/07/2009 13:35, "Stefano Stabellini" <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >> The new infrastructure I have in mind will allow to choose if you use
> >> newlib, libz, lwip and pciutils or use the native libs from the
> >> base system.
> >> 
> >> Linux build will default to first, NetBSD build will default to latter one.
> > 
> > I like the idea, could you please explain with a little bit more details
> > how the crossbuilding works on NetBSD?
> > Would it be possible to use NetBSD libc instead of newlib even on Linux?
> > 
> > However Keir is right about XEN_OS: the stubdom Makefile
> > shouldn't change it but should only set CONFIG_MiniOS instead.
> If the distinction that Christoph's patch introduced *were* to be required,
> I would do it as XEN_COMPILE_OS and XEN_TARGET_OS replacing XEN_OS. Arguably
> it would be clearer to rename existing XEN_OS to the former anyway?

I agree on that, XEN_OS as it is now is misleading.

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