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Re: 3.3 PATCH: Add --with-sysroot support
- From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow at mvista dot com>
- To: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at integrable-solutions dot net>
- Cc: "H. J. Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 09:16:44 -0500
- Subject: Re: 3.3 PATCH: Add --with-sysroot support
- References: <20031031165118.GB666@lucon.org> <email@example.com>
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
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