Re: Developing code for ia64

Pavel Machek (
Tue, 11 Sep 2001 00:51:03 +0200


> When developing kernel drivers (module) for ia64, is it necessary to do it
> on an ia64 machine ?
> Our product contains a pre-compiled core object (IP protection :-\ ) and a
> set of wrapper source files, so for dual platform support the tar ball has
> to contain both an ia32 and ia64 versions of the executable. Is there any
> way to get an ia64 compiler (and libs) installed on an ia32 machine and use
> it to get ia64 compatible binaries ?

Yes. That's called cross-compiling.

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