no need to install glibc headers to build bootstrap gcc?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at mindspring.com
Wed Nov 2 07:20:35 PST 2005
On Wed, 2 Nov 2005, Jim Gifford wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > crosstool, however (i apologize for continually comparing to
> > crosstool, it's just the only reference i have) has a step in between
> > -- it installs glibc headers which is allegedly needed for the
> > construction of the bootstrap gcc for versions of gcc-3.3 and up. is
> > this step not technically necessary? it certainly doesn't seem to be
> > in CLFS.
> This depends on the architecture. MIPS and sparc don't require the
> glibc-headers to be built but x86, x86_64, and alpha require them.
> If you don't build them gcc will fail.
apparently, sh requires them as well. i just verified that. i think.
p.s. you don't mention PPC in either of your lists. where would that
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