Do configury choies on target, not target_alias

Phil Edwards phil@jaj.com
Wed Oct 16 17:59:00 GMT 2002


On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 10:04:45AM +0530, Ranjit Mathew wrote:
> Phil Edwards wrote:
> > The switch stmts only affect cross compilers.  I tried building one using
> > the target in question ("--target=mingw32"), but configure died somewhere
> > in the binutils.  So I'm not committing this until somebody else can
> > sanity-check it first, while I go hunt down binutils braindamage.
> 
> binutils would not build OOB for MinGW - you either need to get
> the patched sources or the diffs from the official binutils sources
> from:
> 
> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=2435&release_id=104238
> 
> With these sources, cross binutils 2.13 built OOB for me on my
> Linux box (Slackware 8.1, glibc 2.2.5, gcc 2.95.3) with
> "--target=mingw32".
> 
> And thank you for the modifications.

Just to be clear:  does this mean the patch works for you?  If so, I'll
check it in.  If it hasn't been tested on mingw32, then I'll wait.

Phil

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