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Re: Offloading compilers' support libraries


On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 13:17:37 +0100, Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> My asumption is that it is always safe to install non-native (that is
> cross) GCC installations into the same prefix.  (Which would resolve this
> problem of clashing file names for target and offloading compilers for
> good.)
> 
> So, the next question is, instead of this special handling, why can't we
> require the offloading compilers to always be configured as cross
> compilers?  Or, why is it a requirement that the intelmic offloading
> compiler is configured as a native compiler?

If I understand correctly, to build a cross compiler, we need to specify a path
to the target sysroot, even for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu to x86_64-intelmic-linux-gnu
cross.  Or is it possible to build a cross compiler without --with-sysroot ?

Thanks,
  -- Ilya


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