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Old 07-06-2010, 03:24 PM   #1
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Compiling Minix under Linux


Does the binary of a OS we are building depend on the host OS? The OS code should be complete without any dependencies on the host OS , i mean headers and libraries etc. Its just the right compiler platform pair that we should need to compile an OS code.

How then we should go about compiling Minix under a Linux distro (eg. Fedora). If someone could give me some details to get me started. I've never compiled a large program manually and i fear that this may be the situation here.

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Old 07-07-2010, 07:27 AM   #2
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Is this not the right place for this post? If someone could please guide me on this.

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Old 07-07-2010, 03:26 PM   #3
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From what I see at, this page, it looks like what you want to do can be done ( or at least someone is working along those lines ).

I have not tried it myself but it's something I might be interested in so if you do succeed ( or fail ), I hope you will follow up with a post saying how things went.
 
  


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