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Re: [RFC] Simplify MinGW canadian crosses

On Aug 29 12:08, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 06:00:45PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > It does.  I don't quite understand your objections.  You seem to
> > imply that my patches try to do something mysterious, but they don't.
> There's a lesson here for both of us, I think :-)
> Your patches do things which are to me _quite_ mysterious, as in I
> stared at them and couldn't work out what they were for.  I think this
> is because you described your goal, but not how you were getting there.

Uh, sorry about that.

> As I described, CodeSourcery already builds this way regularly:
> > You build a standard canadian, three staged, as usual:
> > 
> >   configure/make/install linux-linux-mingw
> >   configure/make/install linux-linux-arm
> >   configure/make/install linux-mingw-arm
> So since we didn't encounter any of these bugs you've described, I
> assumed you were doing something different.  I apologize.
> I'm not familiar with our linux-linux-mingw process, but I don't see
> any reason it should be fundamentally different from this.  Except,
> doh, it appears we only build the compiler and not the runtime from
> scratch :-(  No wonder I was confused.
> Sorry again!

No worries :)


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Project Co-Leader
Red Hat

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