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Re: 3.3 PATCH: Add --with-sysroot support


Daniel Jacobowitz <drow@mvista.com> writes:

| On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 12:44:02PM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
| > "H. J. Lu" <hjl@lucon.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
| necessary.

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. 

Thanks,

-- Gaby
 


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