Compiling for i586.

Björn Lindberg d95-bli at
Fri Mar 9 05:48:55 PST 2001

On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Simon Perreault wrote:

> On Monday 05 March 2001 16:54, Arthur H. Johnson II wrote:
> > Do you need to be on a i586 to compile LFS for an i586?  I have a i686 at
> > home that I usually build on and my LFS won't run on my i586's at work.
> > Any ideas?  Suggestions?
> Read on cross-compiling.

This is not cross-compiling in any strict sense of the word, since
you are compiling for the same platform.

Basically what you want to do is to give "--host=i586-pc-linux-gnu"
as a parameter to all ./configure scripts, and make sure that you
don't give any "-march=i686" to the compiler.


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