Cross-compile package combinations

Dan Kegel dank at
Fri Dec 12 15:26:23 EST 2003

Beena wrote:
> I have observed the same errors when trying to build the bootstrap gcc
> 3.2.3. I understand that
> this is because gcc 3.2.3 build (in case of powerpc) looks for some glibc
> files. So I first built gcc 2.95.3,
> then glibc 2.2.1 and then built bootstrap gcc 3.2.2(you could try with
> 3.2.3) and it compiled fine.

One of the reasons I did crosstool was to avoid that kind of
hackery.  With crosstool, you don't need to build gcc 2.95.3
just to build gcc 3.2.3.  Crosstool does clean builds from pristine,
minimally patched source.
- Dan

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