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Re: PATCH: fix breakage from "[PATCH] Fix genmatch linking"

On October 24, 2014 6:47:10 PM CEST, Hans-Peter Nilsson <> wrote:
>> From: Richard Biener <>
>> Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:56:51 +0200
>> On Fri, 24 Oct 2014, Hans-Peter Nilsson wrote:
>> > Still, I don't understand exactly how your patch
>> > introduces build-subdirectories where there were none before.
>> > Maybe that "+all-gcc: maybe-all-build-libcpp" was wrong and
>> > should be different?
>> No, we do need a build-libcpp to build gcc/build/genmatch.
>> Not sure how you got around without a build-libiberty as other
>> gen* programs surely require that.
>Regular cross-configurations got around fine as they used the
>"host"-build libiberty, which for crosses seemed to differ from
>"build"-builds(!) only in that they're built at the objdir top
>instead of objdir/build-<hosttuple>.  Crosses *could* still use
>the host libraries, but whatever; we're avoiding a
>cross-or-native-conditional now.  I haven't given
>canadian-crosses any thought, maybe they were broken before.

Most definitely. I wonder why we don't use the same trick with regular bootstrap. There I see build- variants of libiberty used for stage1.


>brgds, H-P

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