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Re: 3.3 PATCH: Add --with-sysroot support
- From: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at integrable-solutions dot net>
- To: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow at mvista dot com>
- Cc: "H. J. Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: 04 Nov 2003 21:41:32 +0100
- Subject: Re: 3.3 PATCH: Add --with-sysroot support
- Organization: Integrable Solutions
- References: <20031031165118.GB666@lucon.org><firstname.lastname@example.org><20031104141644.GA21072@nevyn.them.org>
Daniel Jacobowitz <email@example.com> writes:
| On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 12:44:02PM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
| > "H. J. Lu" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| > | Since I need a stable compile with --with-sysroot support, I backported
| > | it to gcc 3.3.
| > I understand you want sysroot support, but I don't see why we want or
| > need that for 3.3.x. Would you mind elaborating?
| > (That is not an argumentative question).
| > I would need input from one of our build system maintainers.
| Actually, I think this would be a good idea. Get people used to the
| new way of building cross-compilers to hosted systems, sooner rather
| than later - it's much simpler. I was a bit disappointed by the
| narrow distance we missed 3.3 by the first time.
| I haven't looked at HJ's actual patch. I have a complete sysroot
| backport in my local 3.3 tree, though, so I can compare against that if
Thanks a lot for the feedback. HJ described his patch as a backport
from 3.4. Since you have implemented a equivalent functionality in
your local tree and understand the issue better than I, I would
appreciate if you could have a look at HJ's patch and comment further.