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Re: [committed] experimental top level bootstrap support


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DJ Delorie wrote:
|>So I think it would be better to have stage[123]/gcc instead of
|>stage[123]-gcc.
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| Easier to clean up, too.
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| In theory, such staging should be as simple as "cd stage1;
| ../../configure; make" and fiddle with the $PATH as needed.

I did not find it to be anywhere near that simple in practice,
unfortunately; basically, there's a lot more than $PATH which needs to
be readjusted, and by the time you've dealt with it all, you've
implemented the 'preinstall' scheme.  Which is a good idea anyway, of
course.
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