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Re: with_cross_host vs cross-hosted



> > + on the build at that time).  If host and target are the same, but build
> > + is different, you are using a cross-compiler to build a native for a
> > + different system.  Some people call this a @dfn{crossed native} or a
> > + @dfn{cross-built native}
> 
> or host-x-host, right?

I'll add that.  That term always seemed confusing to me, though.

> How about adding some information about cross builds here too, so that
> we get fewer questions from people not having previously
> built&installed binutils, or not having the target headers and
> libraries around?

The "installing gcc" chapter already has a cross compiling section
that covers all that.  I was trying to list things that you didn't
need to know if you were blindly following the installation
instructions, but if you were to become a contributor you should know.


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