Cross-LFS build method

TheOldFellow theoldfellow at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 01:47:30 PDT 2005


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> Matthew Burgess wrote:
> 
>> compiler in temp-tools using your AMD64, it'll have compiled binaries
>> targeted for the Sparc processor.  Now, how is your AMD64 going to
>> execute those Sparc instructions?
> 
> 
> Would be using a different sort of compiler here - you'd be using a
> cross-compiler, not the gcc you built for the final system.
> 
> -- 
> JH

This is what I don't like about this method - the production system I
get to run on my target was built with a cross-compiler.  I would want
to recompile EVERYTHING immediately - and then why wouldn't I use the
current method and do that from the (almost) beginning.

R.



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