Dynamic GCC bootstrap - needed or not?

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Sun Oct 20 12:01:12 PDT 2002

On 20 Oct 2002 14:53:39 -0400
Billy O'Connor <billyoc at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> I've done makes instead of make bootstraps.  They seem to work, but I
> don't know if it's really safe or not.

its UNLIKELY a bug in gcc would survive the initial bootstrapping, but a
bug in the shared lib stuff isnt inconceivable.

I think we should leave bootstrap in the book. perhaps a note saying you
might get away with just make...
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