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


Daniel Jacobowitz <drow@mvista.com> writes:

| On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 09:41:32PM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
| > 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. 
| 
| Sorry about the wait.

No need to sorry!

| HJ, I've attached the two patches from my local tree that appear to be
| missing.  Otherwise it looks fine to me.

so, do I correctly understand that you recommend to apply HJ's patch
in conjunction of the ones you provide?

Thanks,

-- Gaby


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