[lfs-support] LFS 7.10 rc1. Tool chain technical notes 5.2

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 09:57:05 PDT 2016


akhiezer wrote:
>> From: Hazel Russman <hazeldebian at googlemail.com> Date: Thu, 25 Aug
>> 2016 17:28:07 +0100 Subject: Re: [lfs-support] LFS 7.10 rc1. Tool
>> chain technical notes 5.2
>>
>> On Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:54:46 -0500 Bruce Dubbs
>> <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hazel Russman wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:22:18 +0200 Pierre Labastie
>>>> <pierre.labastie at neuf.fr> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On 25/08/2016 12:32, Hazel Russman wrote:
>>>>>> There seem to be a couple of typos in the paragraph on
>>>>>> building glibc. The --host parameter would be $LFS_TGT which
>>>>>> evaluates (for a 32-bit system) to i686-lfs-linux-gnu, not
>>>>>> i686-lfs-linux-gnu-gcc as written.
>>>
>>>>> I guess you mean the sentence "The compiler is generally not
>>>>> an issue since Glibc will always use the compiler relating to
>>>>> the /|--host|/ parameter passed to its configure script, e.g.
>>>>> in our case, i686-lfs-linux-gnu-gcc". I trust you about
>>>>> English, but for me, the "e.g." may as well refer to the
>>>>> compiler...
>>>
>>>> Yes, I was hasty. The second reference (to CC) is correct. The
>>>> first, which you quoted, is definitely ambiguous. As phrased, it
>>>> could refer either to the --host parameter itself or to the
>>>> compiler which configure chooses as a consequence. May I suggest
>>>> a small emendation for clarity: "...configure script. In our
>>>> case, this compiler will be i686-lfs-linux-gnu-gcc."
>>>
>>> I don't understand.  We now say:
>>>
>>> The compiler is generally not an issue since Glibc will always use
>>> the compiler relating to the --host parameter passed to its
>>> configure script, e.g. in our case, i686-lfs-linux-gnu-gcc.
>
>
> LC_ALL=C TZ=UTC0 diff -Naur /tmp/txt.{orig,neue}
 > --- /tmp/txt.orig 2016-08-25 18:30:39.371000002 +0000
 > +++ /tmp/txt.neue 2016-08-25 18:31:37.441000002 +0000
 > @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
 > The compiler is generally not> an issue since Glibc will always use the
> -compiler relating to the --host parameter passed to its configure script,
 > -e.g. in our case, i686-lfs-linux-gnu-gcc.
> +compiler relating to the --host parameter passed to its configure script;
 > +e.g. in our case, the compiler will be i686-lfs-linux-gnu-gcc.

OK, I used this in revision 11115.  It will be in 7.10.

   -- Bruce


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