[lfs-support] LFS8.1 chapter 5.10 : /tools/bin/gcc is dynamically linked to host linker

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sun Jul 1 12:19:13 PDT 2018

On Sun, Jul 01, 2018 at 12:52:51PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> On 07/01/2018 09:02 AM, Mohamed Dawod wrote:
> > and I made sure that seds in gcc pass1 worked well, I opened the
> > effected files and noticed the differences between the new files and the
> > original files as required
> > BUT.. the only not effected line is that line =(( #define
> > GLIBC_DYNAMIC_LINKERX32 "/libx32/ld-linux-x32.so.2" ))
> > NOTE : my host system is UBUNTU-14.4 LTS
> I am not sure where you found GLIBC_DYNAMIC_LINKERX32.  We do not mention it
> in the book or in the patches.

X32 uses the added x86_64 registers with 32-bit pointers, see
wikipedia - X32_ABI.  For desktop or server use, probably not worth
the effort - but both the kernel and glibc support it, which is why
it is mentioned in the files.

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