Newbie build question
Fri Apr 30 23:15:00 GMT 1999

>> Date: Tue, 6 Apr 1999 10:57:54 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: Jamie Guinan <>
>> To:
>> I'm experimenting with the egcs snapshots on an ARM Linux host.  If
>> I modify a file such as gcc/config/arm/arm.c, is there a quicker way
>> to rebuild than "make bootstrap"?
>Yes.  Build and install a recent egcs.
>>>From then on never do a bootstrap, just various forms of makes.  For
>example, one favorite of mine is, `cd gcc && make cc1plus'.  Simple,
>short sweet, always works for me.
>For non-development builds and for installs, one should clean and
>bootstrap as normal.

A slightly more general approach is `cd gcc && make bootstrap3', which
I use (in one form or another) quite often.  It'll rebuild cc1, cc1plus,
f771, etc., as needed.  (BTW, you do this from the *build*, not source,

        tq vm, (burley)

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