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Re: Cygwin hosted Linux toolchain -- Howto test run
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Cygwin hosted Linux toolchain -- Howto test run
- From: Mumit Khan <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 04 Aug 1999 14:01:07 -0500
- Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
=?iso-8859-1?Q?"=D8ystein_O_Johansen"?= <OJOHANS@statoil.com> writes:
> Just a question:
> Why do I need to copy the runtimes from the Linux machine? Is this
> just for linking of the testprogram, or do I also need this libraries/
> headers to build the binutils and gcc? Can't I also crosscompile the
> glibc libraries?
I'm sure you can. Given that it already exists in nicely bundled form on
my linux box, why would I spend time diddling with yet another complex
package? Also, there is a potential chicken and egg problem at times when
you're cross-compiling OS runtime packages.
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