Why building Toolchain

Michael Tsang miklcct at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 07:11:57 PDT 2009

On Monday 12 October 2009 21:17:25 Amir Khezrian wrote:
> hello
> I have some questions about the procedure of making LFS system?
> I have not undrestood why we need toolchain to build the actual LFS system
>  . If the reason for building toolchain is just the tools that we need to
>  build the LFS system, like compiler ,Why we don't use the host system's
>  tools ? And is it possible to use the host system's tools to building
>  actual LFS system ,instead of building a toolchain or creating new
>  environment?
> thanks for help

This is possible. A book specific for this method (directly use host tools for 
building the final system) is already developing. You may have a look at:

Michael Tsang
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