[Dibbler-devel] Question regarding dibbler pkg

snehal snehal at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Nov 22 06:35:05 CET 2013


Tomek,

Thanks for your quick response. It is OK even if you let me know after your vacation.

I currently don't have any information about bind10 PKG, will get back to you once I get some information about it.

Snehal



On 11/20/2013 06:36 PM, Tomasz Mrugalski wrote:
> On 20.11.2013 11:59, snehal wrote:
>> IBM is working on developing Little Endian version of PowerLinux.
>> More details are :
>> https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/fe313521-2e95-46f2-817d-44a4f27eba32/entry/confessions_of_a_recovering_proprietary_programmer_endianness?lang=en.
>> Support for Little Endian has already been accepted into the Linux
>> kernel and Toolchain (gcc, glibc and friends).
>>
>> Alpha release of libtool is available at following location
>> ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/libtool/libtool-2.4.2.418.tar.gz (1.6MB)
>> ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/libtool/libtool-2.4.2.418.tar.xz (920KB)
>>
>> It would be great if you can install this new libtool which supports
>> ppc64le,
>> and spin the pkg and let us know the new tar availability. We can test
>> it on ppc64le architecture for you.
>>
>> With newer version of libtool installed, I would not have to send any of
>> the patches.
>> Please let me know if it is possible?
> Sure. I can give it a try, but only after I get back from vacation (so
> Dec. 2nd and up). Would that be ok?
>
> Tomek
>
> p.s.
> Have you had a chance to check whether BIND10 (that features DNS, but
> also DHCPv4 and DHCPv6) compiles and runs on your platform? See
> http://bind10.isc.org. This is a software still under heavy development,
> but it would be great if it could run on ppc64le. Dibbler is my personal
> hobby project, so I can only devote limited time to it. BIND10 on the
> other hand, is a large project run be a (non-profit) company with many
> engineers.
>
>



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