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Date: Sun, 29 May 2016 20:14:04 +0200
From: FRIGN <>
Subject: Re: [GSoC2016] Weekly Report of Porting musl to RISC-V
 Project #1

On Fri, 27 May 2016 23:02:58 +0900
Masanori Ogino <> wrote:

Hey Masanoir,

> The coding period of GSoC 2016 began in Monday. Now it's Friday
> midnight (in Japan) so I'd like to report the progress on the project.

that's very cool!

> I forked lluixhi's RISC-V port of musl [1] as written in my proposal,
> and applied some patches to catch up with the bleeding edge of the
> library. My WIP branch [2] has no significant differences from the
> origin in the arch-dependent part for now.

This is very good news. I wasn't sure how easy it would be to merge
those upstream changes.

> The riscv-gnu-toolchain has been changed to build musl-based
> toolchains. Since the master branch of the toolchain has migrated to
> GCC 6.1 containing musl support, the integration is straightforward.
> If you want to try it, please execute `make musl` after configuration
> with my WIP branch [3].

Will look into it!

> Now I'm working on building a root filesystem with the musl-based
> toolchain to test the port and preparing patches to address some
> problems I've found. I hope we will be able to launch a Linux system
> based on musl on Spike next week.

I am looking forward to this! Keep up the great work guys!




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