libiberty & gcc

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Sat Sep 5 21:16:00 GMT 1998


  In message < Pine.LNX.4.02.9809052340260.200-100000@tahallah.demon.co.uk >you write:
  > > target machine -- the machine we ultimately end up generating code for.
  > > host machine -- the machine which actually runs the target compiler
  > > build machine -- the machine which builds the target compiler
  > 
  > Ah, now that's clarified things somewhat. Imagine building the egcs on
  > your lowly little i486 to run on a DECstation generating code for your
  > little i486 for these big glibc2 jobs! :o) I'm now beginning to understand
  > how one can build a compiler binary for an unsupported platform.
Exactly.  One of my personal favorites was build = sunos, host = dos,
target = hppa.

jeff




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