Proposed locking glibc/adjusting toolchain

James Iwanek chthon at
Sun May 11 02:58:07 PDT 2003

Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> I was reminded of the following:
> Instead of using /stage1/lib/*/*/specs how about:
> /stage1/lib/$(gcc -dumpmachine)/$(gcc --version)/specs
> For on a plain vanilla LFS installation it shouldn't matter because only
> one compiler is installed. But if you were to redo chapter 6 and you
> already have other compilers installed with their files in
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib than the dumpmachine and version options would return the
> proper values for the directory we're looking for.

this was already on my list for testing ;-)
ill get back to you later today and tell you if it works properly

> Off hand I cannot see any cons for using this, neither any more pro's
> other than the above one.

nor can i, but like the binutils tooldir stuff: things can creep in :-/

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