Re: [dev] Some core tools

From: Jens Staal <>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2017 09:29:08 +0100

On Wed, Feb 08, 2017 at 06:37:39PM -0500, stephen Turner wrote:
> From a user perspective it has been a treat. I had issues with the GNU
> M4 compiling on a embedded musl and PCC system but this M4 compiled
> quick and clean. The only potential downside i can think of is it may
> not be well maintained. last i checked the website there were no new
> releases from when we tweaked the make file. There is another project
> called elftoolchain which replaces binutils but i haven't tested it
> yet.

This m4 variant is very portable. If I remember correctly I could
compile it on Plan9/APE once (maybe with some modifications). Also, the
elftoolchain is an interesting project but you never hear much about it
and I guess the FreeBSD people are now moving to the LLVM
variants/alternatives to binutils when applicable?
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