with_cross_host vs cross-hosted
Thu Jul 5 14:05:00 GMT 2001
> > if test "$build $with_cross_host" = "$host "; then
> Well, I'd just like to express a preference for a more explicit test
> if test x"$with_cross_host" = x && test x"$build" = x"$host"
Oops, sorry. That test was for the first test, not the second, and
should read != not =. We need an "or" condition, not "and", for that
> Exactly. linux->cygwin->cygwin is not a Canadian cross, as people keep
> reminding me; it's another kind of fish, a host-x-host. The only thing
I call them "crossed natives" for lack of a single-word name for them.
linux->cygwin->cygwin crossed native
I don't know what linux->cygwin->linux would be called. It's
technically a canadian, but last time I tried that (with
linux->djgpp->linux) it didn't work - it thought it was native.
Maybe we should call it a "crossback"?
> Which I think is wrong to begin with, and is probably wrong for you on
> a host-x-host build. You'll probably pick up -I/usr/include that way,
> and that's not kosher!
It would, except I use a build-specific --prefix.
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