Broken Build (was Re: GCC flags)
chthon at chthon-uk.com
Tue May 13 04:01:25 PDT 2003
Greg Schafer wrote:
> The difference is that our Ch 6 tools are installed into /usr and that is
> a default location searched by gcc's configure. I'm not very knowledgeable
> about cross compilers but surely you would be installing into a
> non-standard prefix and thus the magic would take effect.
dont you mean standard prefix?
> Using tooldir=/usr is tidy from the filesystem's POV.
> When not using tooldir=/usr, what actually happens is that the tools get
> installed into both /usr and for e.g. /usr/i686-pc-linux-gnu (actually,
> they're hardlinks).
> In summary, I don't think it matters much but I'm not 100% certain. Prob'
> best to leave as is.
wouldnt it be better to just drop tooldir - im sure that would be better for
the "magic's" point of view? - specially when using crosscompilers
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